For the next 3-5 years, Patek will be leading a $6.2 million grant from the Army Research Office on the topic of impulsive systems. The full team convened for the first time, including collaborators from Harvard (Rob Wood), UMass Amherst (Al Crosby), Stanford (Manu Prakash), UC Irvine (Manny Azizi), Bristol (Greg Sutton) and University of Maryland (Sarah Bergbreiter), to kick-off this exciting research initiative.
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Picture (left to right, starting at the top):
Bob Kokoska (ARO), Greg Sutton (Bristol), Al Crosby (UMass Amherst), Ivan Penskiy (University of Maryland)
Jesung Koh (Harvard), Sheila Patek (Duke), Chi Yun Kuo (UMass Amherst), Manu Prakash (Stanford)
Sam Stanton (ARO), Suzanne Cox (UMass Amherst/Duke), Manny Azizi (UC Irvine)
Saad Bhamla (Stanford), Sarah Bergbreiter (University of Maryland), Yongjin Kim (UMass Amherst)