General Information
NameDr. Amir Shapiro
DepartmentDepartment of Mechanical Engineering
Emailashapiro@bgu.ac.il
Personal Web SitePersonal Web Site
Academic RankLecturer


Education

 
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering,
  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel March 21st 2004
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering,
  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel March 15th 2000
  • B.Sc., Cum-Laude, Mechanical Engineering,
  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel April 1997
  • Practical Engineer, Agricultural Engineering,
  • Ort Emek-Harod Practical Engineering and high school July 1990
   

Research Interests

 
  • Locomotion of multi-limbed mechanisms in unstructured complex environments
  • Navigation Algorithms for multi-limbed robots
  • Non-Linear control algorithms for multi-limbed robots
  • Robot grasping design, control, and stability analysis
  • Locomotion of snake like robots
  • Climbing of snake like robots
  • Design of special robots structures
  • Multi-Robot on-line motion planning