Geoffrey Spedding

An expert on the flight of bats and birds

Professor, Viterbi School of Engineering


  • animal flight
  • the aerodynamics of bats, birds and micro air vehicles
  • small-scale flight
  • submarine detection

Additional Information

  • Recipient, Northrop Grumman Teaching Award, 2005
  • Fellow, Center for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
  • Member: American Physical Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Institute of Biology, Union of Concerned Scientists, Committee for Skeptical Inquiry


  • French

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