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