• Email = wrtr@stanford.edu
  • Phone = +1 510-229-0413

Research Interests

I am studying birds and insects to design bio-inspired aerial robots that can serve as research platforms for collecting data on ecosystems and the natural environment.


Roderick, William RT, Mark R. Cutkosky, and David Lentink. "Touchdown to take-off: at the interface of flight and surface locomotion." Interface Focus 7, no. 1 (2017): 20160094. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2016.0094

Wu, X. Alice, David L. Christensen, Srinivasan A. Suresh, Hao Jiang, William RT Roderick, and Mark Cutkosky. "Incipient Slip Detection and Recovery for Controllable Gecko-Inspired Adhesion." IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2, no. 2 (2017): 460-467. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2016.2636881

Pope, Morgan T., Christopher W. Kimes, Hao Jiang, Elliot W. Hawkes, Matt A. Estrada, Capella F. Kerst, William RT Roderick, Amy K. Han, David L. Christensen, and Mark R. Cutkosky. "A Multimodal Robot for Perching and Climbing on Vertical Outdoor Surfaces." IEEE Transactions on Robotics 33, no. 1 (2017): 38-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2016.2623346

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