Optimizing self-boring robot design parameters decreases environmental impact and improves subterranean mobility for underground testing.
Hamid Marvi is an assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University (2014-2015) and at Georgia Institute of Technology (2013-2014).
Total projects: 10
Studying magnetic needle steering for use in minimally invasive surgery will increase precision and control.
Studying the forces that a basilisk lizard exerts on the surface of the water will improve robots designed to traverse complex terrain.
Needle tracking will help improve targeted drug delivery by providing more accurate delivery and less recovery time for the patient.
Verifying the functionality of octopus arm muscles will advance soft robotics and motor control systems.
Designing and constructing a prototype for a lunar rover will help facilitate human exploration on the moon.
Designing a four-finger underactuated gripper will help a lizard-inspired robot to climb and inspect boiler pipes.
Quantitative understanding of muscle fibers in an activated octopus arm will advance motor control systems of robotics.
Developing magnetic needle steering technology will help health care professionals perform precise, minimally invasive surgeries.
A more accurate method for tracking objects within the human body can lead to improved targeted drug delivery.