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Professor John Dabiri Professor John O. Dabiri
Professor of Aeronautics & Bioengineering
Phone: (626) 395-6294
MC 138-78




Postdoctoral Scholars

Matthias Kinzel

Matthias Kinzel
Dipl.-Ing., Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt, 2006
Dr.-Ing., Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt/ETH Zurich Joint Program, 2010
Location: 109 Karman
Phone: (626) 395-2783
MC 301-46




Graduate Students

Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2008
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2011
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2012
Location: 012 Keck Lab
Phone: (626) 395-3255
MC 138-78


Monica Martinez Ortiz

Monica Martinez Ortiz
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2010
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2012
Location: 308 Keck Lab
Phone: (626) 395-2783
MC 138-78




Alumni

Clara O'Farrell

Clara O'Farrell
B.S.E., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2008
Ph.D., Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech, 2013
First position after Dabiri Lab: Guidance and Control Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Robert Whittlesey

Robert Whittlesey
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2008
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2008
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2009
Ph.D., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2013
First position after Dabiri Lab: Associate, Exponent, Inc.


Janna Nawroth

Janna Nawroth
B.S., Molecular Biotechnology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2004
M.S., Molecular Biotechnology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2007
Ph.D., Biology, Caltech, 2012
First position after Dabiri Lab: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University


Kelly Rakow Sutherland

Kelly Rakow Sutherland
B.S., Biology, Tufts University, 1999
M.S., Biology, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, 2004
Ph.D., Biological Oceanography, MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 2010
Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering, Caltech, 2009-2011
First position after Dabiri Lab: Research Associate, University of Oregon


Kakani Katija Young

Kakani Katija Young
B.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, 2004
M.S., Aeronautics, Caltech, 2005
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Caltech, 2010
First position after Dabiri Lab: Postdoctoral Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Lydia Ruiz

Lydia Ruiz
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, UCLA, 2003
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2004
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2009
First position after Dabiri Lab: Associate, Exponent, Inc.


Jifeng Peng

Jifeng Peng
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, 2002
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Stonybrook, 2004
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Caltech, 2009
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska


Shawn Shadden

Shawn Shadden
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
Ph.D., Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech, 2006
Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering, Caltech, 2006
First position after Dabiri Lab: NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University


AnnMarie Polsenberg-Thomas

AnnMarie Polsenberg-Thomas
(with J. W. Burdick)
S.B., Ocean Engineering, MIT, 2001
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2002
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2006
First position after Dabiri Lab: Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, University of St. Thomas (MN)



Collaborators (past two years)

 

Professor Sean Colin
Roger Williams University

Professor Tim Colonius
California Institute of Technology

Professor John Costello
Providence College

Professor John Eaton
Stanford University

Professor Mimi Koehl
UC Berkeley

Professor Jeff Koseff
Stanford University

Professor Parviz Moin
Stanford University

Professor Stephen Monismith
Stanford University

Professor Kit Parker
Harvard University



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Last Update: November 5, 2012