Breath: Active Breathing Robots « Rama Hoetzlein

Breath: Active Breathing Robots


Creatures, Fine Arts Thesis. Cornell University, 2001.

Breath is a set of three large, inflatable robots which actively inhale and exhale. Designed after the bodies of whales, they inflate and deflate using two opposingly oriented fans. These robots reference majestic creatures whose ancient, technical perfection was complete, but whose legacy has faded over millennia.

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New Website Launched

November 12, 2014November 12, 2014
This new personal website contains previously unpublished videos, updated content, and more on teaching materials and current research.

Fluids v.3.1 presented at GPU Technology Conference 2014

March 7, 2014March 7, 2014
news_fluidsNovel methods for fluid simulation were presented at the GPU Technology Conference, in Santa Clara, CA. The new Fluids v.3.1 can simulate over 4 million particles at 4 fps, is easier to build, and runs on CUDA 5.0 and 5.5.

Starting Position as Graphics Developer with NVIDIA

January 1, 2013January 1, 2013
nvidia_logoThis January, 2013, I start a new position in Graphics Research at NVIDIA Corporation in Santa Clara, CA, working with CAD clients to develop GPU technologies, and exploring topics in computer graphics.