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Engineering educator

James Patrick Ostrowski, American engineering educator. Achievements include discovery of unifying framework for understanding robotic locomotion. National Science Foundation grantee, summer 1994, National Science Foundation Career award 1999.

Background

Ostrowski, James Patrick was born on November 13, 1968 in Gainesville, Florida, United States. Son of Frank and Sarah (Lopez) Ostrowski.

Education

Standard Chartered Bank magna cum laude, Brown University, 1990. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1996.

Career

Supervisor University Food Services, Providence, 1986-1990. Foreman College Pro Painters, Bristol, Rhode Island, 1989-1990. Graduate research assistant California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1990-1995, resident assistant, 1992-1995.

Guest researcher Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan, 1994. Assistant professor department mechanical engineering University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of unifying framework for understanding robotic locomotion.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer Penn LINCS Robotic Metoring, Philadelphia, 1996-1997, Big Brothers, Providence, 1986-1990, Samaritans Suicide Hotline, Providence, 1986-1987. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Price, August 19, 1995. 1 child, Julia Price.

father:
Frank Ostrowski

mother:
Sarah (Lopez) Ostrowski

spouse:
Elizabeth Price

child:
Julia Price Ostrowski