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Education/Academic qualification

Neuroscience, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

… → 2001

Philosophy, MA, University of Toronto

… → 1992

Philosophy and Computer Science, BSc, University of Toronto

… → 1991

Computer Science, BS, University of Toronto

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Electric Fish Medicine & Life Sciences
Fish Engineering & Materials Science
Fishes Medicine & Life Sciences
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
fins Agriculture & Biology
Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Biomechanical Phenomena Medicine & Life Sciences
Propulsion Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2003 2022

Ecology
Learning systems
Animals
Brain
Planning
Neurology
Animals
Decision making
Robots
Students
Fish
Imaging techniques
Remotely operated vehicles
Navigation
Testbeds
Robots
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Fish
Actuators
Fluids

Research Output 1997 2019

Superlinear Convergence Using Controls Based on Second-Order Needle Variations

Mamakoukas, G., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Jan 18 2019, 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4301-4308 8 p. 8619405. (Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control; vol. 2018-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Superlinear Convergence
Needles
First-order
Controller
Nonlinear Alternative
3 Citations (Scopus)

Feedback synthesis for underactuated systems using sequential second-order needle variations

Mamakoukas, G., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Robotics Research. 37, 13-14, p. 1826-1853 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Underactuated System
Needles
Lie Brackets
Underwater Vehicle
Synthesis

Feedback synthesis for controllable underactuated systems using sequential second order actions

Mamakoukas, G., MacIver, M. A. & Murphey, T. D., Jan 1 2017, Robotics: Science and Systems XIII, RSS 2017. MIT Press Journals, Vol. 13.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedback
Needles
Nonlinear feedback
Controllability
Feedback control
2 Citations (Scopus)

Human-in-the-loop active electrosense

Fang, S., Peshkin, M. & MacIver, M. A., Feb 1 2017, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 12, 1, 014001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virtual reality
Fish
Display devices
Head
User-Computer Interface
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic optimality of balistiform and gymnotiform locomotion

Sprinkle, B., Bale, R., Bhalla, A. P. S., MacIver, M. A. & Patankar, N. A., Mar 4 2017, In : European Journal of Computational Mechanics. 26, 1-2, p. 31-43 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Locomotion
Fish
Hydrodynamics
Optimality
Rigid Body