by Jason Moore Our bicycle dynamics project has gotten some press in the UK through Catherine Hess’s science writing. Catherine Hess, Ron Hess’s daughter, competed in a Welcome Trust science writing competition and got honorable mention. More recently the essay has been published in the Guardian and has been spreading … Continue reading
by Jason Moore David Levinson gave a nice talk this past week on the dynamics of the Explorer 1. The United States first rocket to launch a satellite in orbit. I posted the talk online for viewing. David Levinson who wrote two nice books with Thomas Kane, of which I’ve spent … Continue reading
by Jason Moore Dr. Manoj Srinivasan from Ohio State University gives two talks entitled “To Walk or To Run…” and “Why walk and run: Towards a theory of human locomotion” at the UC Davis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering seminar on January 12, 2012.
At DSCC 2012 I decided to go sans slides and just reflect on some of the issues in my field and topics that I think need to grow and change. I think the talk went over well. I at least had some folks show interest in sharing their work more. … Continue reading
by Jason Moore We hosted two sessions at this year’s ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA with upwards of 20 experts in our small sub field. We had representation from Japan, the USA, the Netherlands, and Italy. This post details some of what went on. … Continue reading
by Jason Moore I’ve finally finished my dissertation and self published it online. It is even mostly reproducible. I’ve finally finished my dissertation. I turned in the the official version on August 21st. My school has a tradition of ringing a bell and announcing that you are now a doctor, … Continue reading
by Andrew Kickertz In case you want to know more of the gory details about the bowling project, there is a link to the current version of my thesis at the top of the project page. You have to be logged in to view it, and I request that you not … Continue reading
by Jason Moore KQED did a piece about the science of riding a bicycle which featured our work here at Davis and the Hall of Fame museum exhibits. Gabriela Quirós at KQED Quest interviewed me about our research on bicycle dynamics and also David Takemoto-Werts at the US Bicycling … Continue reading
by Jason Moore I gave my PhD exit seminar yesterday. It went pretty well and I’ve posted the video in case anyone is interested in it. The source for the slides are here: https://github.com/moorepants/ExitSeminar (Let me know if you want me to post the slides, otherwise I’m going to be lazy).