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Education/Academic qualification

Integrative Neuroscience, PhD, California Institute of Technology

… → 2000

Applied and Engineering Physics, BS, Cornell University

… → 1990

Research interests

  • Neuroethology
  • Robots as tools for studying neuroscience
  • Sensorimotor integration
  • Sensory acquisition behaviors

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Grants 2004 2022

Animals
Robotics
Hardware
Neurophysiology
Networks (circuits)

Participant costs

Hartmann, M. J. Z.

National Science Foundation

9/1/178/31/20

Project: Research project

Animals
Costs
Hardware
Neurophysiology
Networks (circuits)
Rats
Animals
Statistics
Neurons
Students
Rats
Animals
Statistics
Neurons
Students

Research Output 1997 2019

Quantification of vibrissal mechanical properties across the rat mystacial pad

Yang, A. E. T., Belli, H. M. & Hartmann, M. J. Z., May 1 2019, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 121, 5, p. 1879-1895 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibrissae
Weights and Measures
Exploratory Behavior
Gravitation

Shaking Paws Is Not the Same as Shaking Hands

Bush, N. E., Zweifel, N. O. & Hartmann, M. J. Z., Jun 5 2019, In : Neuron. 102, 5, p. 911-913 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Mechanoreceptors
Somatosensory Cortex
Forelimb
Vibration
Primates

Whisker vibrations and the activity of trigeminal primary afferents in response to airflow

Yu, Y. S. W., Bush, N. E. & Hartmann, M. J. Z., Jul 24 2019, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 39, 30, p. 5881-5896 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibrissae
Vibration
Touch
Neurons
Rodentia

A Novel Whisker Sensor Used for 3D Contact Point Determination and Contour Extraction

Emnett, H., Graff, M. M. & Hartmann, M. J. Z., 2018, Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems XIV. Kress-Gazit, H., Srinivasa, S., Howard, T. & Atanasov, N. (eds.). 10 p.

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

Open Access
Crystal whiskers
Point contacts
Sensors
Hardware
Bending moments

Contact-Resistive Sensing of Touch and Airflow Using A Rat Whisker

Yang, A. E. T., Hartmann, M. J. Z. & Bergbreiter, S., Oct 9 2018, BIOROB 2018 - 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1187-1192 6 p. 8487886. (Proceedings of the IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics; vol. 2018-August).

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

Rats
Sensors
Molds
Cantilever beams
Bending moments