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A Profile-Professor Ephrahim Garcia

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With fond thoughts of his life and works

Prof. Garcia

Ephrahim Garcia

June 14, 1963 - Sept. 10, 2014

Cornell Daily Sun

Dr. Garcia had interests in several areas of dynamics and controls, especially sensors and actuators involving smart materials. 


Projects at the time of his death:

Modeling and Analyses of Flapping Wings Design and Control of Nanoscale Smart Material Actuators

Control of Reconfigurable Morphing Aircraft Energy

Harvesting for Biological Systems: Lab-on-a-BirdAeroelastic 

Energy Harvesting Modeling with Applications to Urban Terrain

Artificial Muscles for a Bipedal Walking Robot

Mesoscale Hydraulics for Bio-inspired Robots