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Jayaram, Kaushik Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • Combining biology and robotics to uncover the principles of robustness that make animals successful at locomotion in natural environments, and, in turn, inspire the design of next generation of novel robots for effective real-world operation.


  • Bioinspired Robotics


selected publications


courses taught

  • GEEN 1400 - Engineering Projects
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    First-year students solve real engineering design problems in interdisciplinary teams. Design projects vary by section. Curriculum focuses on iterative design process, teamwork and team dynamics, supporting design with testing and analysis, and technical writing. Completed projects are exhibited at an end-of-semester design expo. Students responsible for contributing towards their design project budget and poster costs, and purchasing safety glasses (approximately $75).
  • MCEN 5228 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest. May be repeated up to 15 credit hours.


International Activities

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