Physics Alumnus Wins 2012 Sigma Xi Best Thesis Award

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

School of Physics PhD alumnus and current postdoc Chen Li is a recipient of the 2012 Sigma-Xi Best PhD thesis Award.

Li defended his thesis, "Biological, Robotic, and Physics Studies to Discover Principles of Legged Locomotion on Granular Media", in November and graduated in December (advisor: Daniel Goldman). In July, he will join Prof. Robert Full's Poly-PEDAL Lab at UC Berkeley as a Miller Fellow.