Robert C. Michelson
#23442 Overall Influence

Robert C. Michelson

American academic

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Robert C. Michelson is an American engineer and academic widely known for inventing the entomopter, a biologically inspired flapping-winged aerial robot, and for having established the International Aerial Robotics Competition. He has received degrees in electrical engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Michelson's professional career began at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory where he worked on radar-based ocean surveillance systems. He later became a member of the research faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At the Georgia Tech Research Institute he was involved in full-time research, directing over 30 major research programs.

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Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech

University with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia

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#2430 World Rank #872 USA Rank
Engineering