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  • IROS 2017
    Consider contributing and participating in our workshop on Robotics inspired biology at the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Vancouver
  • BB 2017
    Our paper on Evaluating Gaits on a Quadrupedal Microrobot Reveals Kinematic Running Beyond Body Dynamics research just got published in Bioinspiration and Biomimetics
  • IROS 2017
    Check out our talk (Finalist, Best Paper Award) on A high speed motion capture method and performance metrics for studying gaits on an insect-scale legged robot at the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Vancouver
  • ICRA 2017
    Check out our talk on Phase control for microrobots running near resonance at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore
  • APS 2017
    Check out our talk on Task driven optimal leg trajectories in insect-scale legged microrobots at the American Physical Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LO
  • SICB 2017
    Check out my talk on Towards rapid running at resonance using HAMR, a biologically-inspired robotic platform at Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LO
  • AMT 2017
    Our paper on Fabrication of Paper-Templated Structures of Noble Metals research just got published in Advanced Materials Technology
  • SICB 2016
    Won the Mimi Koehl and Stephen Wainwright Award for best paper from the Division of Comparative Biology
  • PNAS 2016
    Check out the press links about squishy cockroaches and CRAM. CIBER. Berkeley News. Science. NY Times. The Atlantic. Wired. Nat Geo. Discovery. CNET. And more.
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    Confined Space Locomotion project page is here
  • PNAS 2016
    My Confined locomotion research just got published in PNAS
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    Cockroaches traverse crevices, crawl rapidly in confined spaces, and inspire a soft, legged robot. Kaushik Jayaram, Robert J. Full, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016) PDF
  • SICB 2016
    Check out my talk on Cockroaches squeezing through crevices and poster on Cockroach-inspired self-righting robots at Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR
    66.3 Tuesday, January 5 @ 14:00 pm. Cockroaches squeezing through crevices. JAYARAM, K* & FULL, R.J. Abstract
    P3-108 Wednesday, January 6 @ 15:30 pm. Cockroach-inspired self-righting robots. LI, C*, TIAN, R, PORTER, W, HAMMOND, Z, STRACHAN-OLSON, D, KOOKER, A.W., OLIVAS, J, KESSENS, C.C., JAYARAM, K, FEARING, R.S. & FULL, R.J. Abstract
  • Sept 2015
    Just moved to Cambridge, MA to start my post-doctoral research at Harvard
  • Aug 2015
    Submitted my dissertation. Graduated! It's been a long, wonderful journey at Berkeley.
  • IROS 2015
    Presenting a poster on Cockroach-inspired Compressible Robot prototype at IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA
    Tuesday, May 26 @ 5:00 pm. Compressibility enables cockroach-inspired robot to crawl rapidly in confined spaces JAYARAM, K* & FULL, R.J. Abstract
  • SICB 2015
    Check out my talk on Scaling of Robustness at Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, West Palm Beach, FL
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    40.1 Monday, January 5 @ 10:30 am. Body size limit predictions for mechanically mediated maneuvers JAYARAM, K* & FULL, R.J. Abstract
  • Dec 2014
    An article on Microassembly from my undergraduate work just got published
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    Design and development of a vision-based micro-assembly system , Jayaram, K. & Joshi, S.S. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture (2015). PDF
  • Sep 2014
    Our research on Mechanical Properties of Cockroach Antennae is published in Journal of Experimental Biology
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    Mechanical processing via passive dynamic properties of the cockroach antenna can facilitate control during rapid running, Mongeau, J.-M., Demir, A., Dallman, C., Jayaram, K., Cowan, N.J. & Full, R.J. The Journal of experimental biology 217(18), 3333-3345. PDF
  • WCB 2014
    Presenting a poster on Mechanics of Confined Crawling at the World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA
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    R168 July 7 @ 12.30 pm. Mechanics of Confined Space Frictional Legged Crawling, Jayaram, K.*, Goldman, D.I & Full, R.J. Abstract
  • SEB 2014
    Check out my talk on Challenges of Confined Space Locomotion at the Society of Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Manchester, UK
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    A12.7 Wednesday, July 2 @ 12.00 pm. Performance limited by Friction in Confined Spaces by the American Cockroach Periplaneta americana, Jayaram, K.*, Goldman, D.I & Full, R.J. Abstract
  • May 2014
    Awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for 2013-14
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    In recognition of teaching contributions for Principles of Motor Control (IB127L) with Prof. Steve Lehman, Department of Integrative Biology. Announcement