My Research Team
Dr. Claire Higgins
Dr. Claire Higgins is a faculty member of Bioengineering at Imperial College London that has assisted with morphological and compositional analysis of elephant trunk skin and hair. She is an expert on Vibrissal hair and scar tissue and has assisted with experiments on elephant trunk tissue.
Ben Seleb is currently a PhD student in Saad Bhamla' s lab at Georgia Tech. Ben is the TA for the GaTech4Wildlife Course at Georgia Tech and helps find new projects and lead new projects. He is an expert on conservation technology and is working towards expanding the scope of what we know how technology can help stop the sixth mass extinction on our planet.
Current Undergraduate Researchers
Madeline is an undergraduate at Georgia Tech studying how the elephant trunk obeys conservation of volume during elongation.
John is an undergraduate student at UTSA that is working on an REU project focused on understanding the force-displacement relationship of the elephant trunk during elongation.
Daniel is a Computer Science researcher from University of Florida working on an REU to work on constructing a new UI to examine tensile properties of non-linear skin