I am a PhD candidate in the Newman Lab for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation. I work with the Biomimetic Robotics Lab on the MIT Cheetah, a four legged robot used to study and demonstrate the fundamentals of highly dynamic locomotion. You can see the cheetah running here.


The Effect of Joint Impedance on Energy and Stability in Quadrupedal Trotting (submitted to ICRA 2014) [pdf]

with Sangbae Kim and Neville Hogan


My blog touches on some of my favorite things: engineering, complex systems, management, education, bicycles and art.

You can find me on twitter @wbswrth