Sagol faculty


Dr. Gal Ribak

Dept. of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences

Tel: 03-6408646



Research topic:  sensory, motor and mechanics interplay in controlling of various forms of locomotion

Research methods: Motion analysis – kinematics and kinetics, morphometrics, Force measurements, Biomechanical modeling, Behavioral studies of sensory manipulation (virtual reality)

Projects in the lab include:

  1. Flight control and aerial prey interception using vision
  2. Motor coordination for aerial righting
  3. Integration of inertial and visual information during maneuvering flapping flight