National Science Foundation Projects

Mechanisms of Fluid Feeding in Insects, from Nanoscale to Organism

Butterfly proboscis structure and engineering inspiration  – ENT 496
Creative Inquiry - Undergraduate Research 

Butterfly Biology – ENT 496
Creative Inquiry - Undergraduate Research 

Butterfly Proboscis as Engineering Prototype
Lepidoptera proboscises as prototypes of multifunctional fluidic devices with distributed actuation and sensing.

 Lepidoptera research in media and publications

SEM image of the inside channel of a hawkmoth proboscis