Dr. Manu S. Madhav

Postdoctoral Associate

The Knierim Lab, Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
LIMBS Lab, Mechanical Engineering Department

E-mail: manusmad@jhu.edu

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Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering. National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India.

Publications

M. M. Ankarali, S. Sefati, M. S. Madhav, A. Long, A. J. Bastian, and N. J. Cowan. “Walking dynamics are symmetric (enough)”. J. R. Soc. Interface, 12: 20150209, 2015. [pdf] [Data and Source Code]
M. S. Madhav. “Nonlinear processing of sensory interference drives social behavior in weakly electric fish”. Doctoral thesis, Johns Hopkins University, 2014.
N. J. Cowan, M. M. Ankarali, J. P. Dyhr, M. S. Madhav, E. Roth, S. Sefati, S. Sponberg, S. A. Stamper, E. S. Fortune, and Thomas L. Daniel. “Feedback control as a framework for understanding tradeoffs in biology”. Integr Comp Biol, 2014.
M. S. Madhav, S. A. Stamper, E. S. Fortune, and N. J. Cowan. “Closed-loop stabilization of the jamming avoidance response reveals its locally unstable and globally nonlinear dynamics”. J Exp Biol, 2013. [pdf]
S. A. Stamper*, M. S. Madhav*, N. J. Cowan, and E. S. Fortune “Beyond the Jamming Avoidance Response: Weakly electric fish respond to the envelope of social electrosensory signals”. J Exp Biol, 215:4196-4207, 2012 . [pdf] *Contributed equally. Ranked as one of the top 3 publications in 2012 in J Exp Biol. Highlighted in Inside JEB: “GREGARIOUS ELECTRIC FISH ADJUST TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL ENVELOPE”
N. Gurari, K. Smith, M.S. Madhav, A.M. Okamura “Environment discrimination with vibration feedback to the foot, arm, and fingertip”, IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2009.

 Conference Talks

  • “Beyond the Jamming Avoidance Response: Weakly electric fish respond to the envelope of social electrosensory signals”, 06-Jan-14, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) annual meeting 2014, Austin TX.
  • Stride-to-Stride vs. Step-to-Step return maps for human running“, 11-Mar-13, International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM) 2013, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • “A linear behavior: Understanding the JAR”, 10-May-11, Annual Mont St. Hilaire Conference on Electrosensory Processing 2011, Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.

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