Ortega-Jiménez studies how animals move through challenging flow conditions. Recent research includes how springtails land smoothly on water and how flamingos use fluid mechanics to filter food out of muddy waters. Visit his laboratory website to learn more.
Ortega-Jiménez’s work is supported by:
- School of Biology and Ecology at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
- Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Experiment Station contributions
- Current project: Life in unsteady flows and extreme weather. Hatch project number ME022426.