Gregory S. Chirikjian Ph.D.

Chirikjian, Gregory S.
Position Department / Business Unit
Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Institution Disciplines
The Johns Hopkins University Engineering
City State / Provence
Baltimore Maryland
Country Website
(410) 516-7254
Research Interests:

# Computational Structural Biology (in particular, computational mechanics of large proteins)
# Conformational Statistics of Biological Macromolecules
# Developed theory for 'hyper- redundant' (snakelike) robot motion planning
# Designs and builds hyper-redundant robotic manipulator arms
# Applied Mathematics (Applications of Group Theory in Engineering)
# Self-replicating robotic systems


Ph.D., Applied Mechanics, California Institute of Technology, 1992; M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 1988; B.S., Engineering Mechanics, The Johns Hopkins University, 1988; B.A., Math, JHU, 1988

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