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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

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

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Participant costs

Hartmann, M. J. Z.

National Science Foundation


Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    The Cellular and Mechanical Basis for Response Characteristics of Identified Primary Afferents in the Rat Vibrissal System

    Furuta, T., Bush, N. E., Yang, A. E. T., Ebara, S., Miyazaki, N., Murata, K., Hirai, D., Shibata, K. I. & Hartmann, M. J. Z., Mar 9 2020, In : Current Biology. 30, 5, p. 815-826.e5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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