Sheila N Patek
Ph.D., Duke University 2001
Podos, J, and Patek, SN. "Acoustic Signal Evolution: Biomechanics, Size, and Performance." In Animal Signaling and Function: An Integrative Approach, 175-203. January 20, 2015. Full Text
Patek, SN, Green, PA, and Rosario, MV. "Internal Morphology." In Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology: The Crustacea,edited by JC von Vauple Klein, M Charmantier-Daures, and F Schram,202-216. Boston: Brill, 2013. (Essay)
Patek, SN, and Taylor, JRA. "Crustacean seismic communication: heard but not present?." In The Use of Vibrations in Communication: properties, mechanisms and function across taxa,edited by CEO O'Connell-Rodwell,9-23. 2010. (Essay)
Patek, SN, Feldmann, RM, Porter, M, Tshudy, D, Patek, SN, Feldmann, RM, Porter, M, and Tshudy, D. "Phylogeny and EvolutionPhylogeny and Evolution (PublishedPublished)." In Lobsters: Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries, 113-145. November 16, 2007. Full Text
Muñoz, MM, Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical sensitivity and the dynamics of evolutionary rate shifts in biomechanical systems." Proceedings. Biological sciences 284, no. 1847 (January 2017). Full Text
McHenry, MJ, Anderson, PSL, Van Wassenbergh, S, Matthews, DG, Summers, AP, and Patek, SN. "The comparative hydrodynamics of rapid rotation by predatory appendages." The Journal of experimental biology 219, no. Pt 21 (November 2016): 3399-3411. Full Text
Rosario, MV, Sutton, GP, Patek, SN, and Sawicki, GS. "Muscle-spring dynamics in time-limited, elastic movements." Proceedings. Biological sciences 283, no. 1838 (September 2016). Full Text
Anderson, PSL, Smith, DC, and Patek, SN. "Competing influences on morphological modularity in biomechanical systems: a case study in mantis shrimp." Evolution & development 18, no. 3 (May 2016): 171-181. Full Text
Kagaya, K, and Patek, SN. "Feed-forward motor control of ultrafast, ballistic movements." The Journal of experimental biology 219, no. Pt 3 (February 2016): 319-333. Full Text
Rosario, MV, and Patek, SN. "Multilevel analysis of elastic morphology: The mantis shrimp's spring." Journal of morphology 276, no. 9 (September 2015): 1123-1135. Full Text
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda)." Biology letters 11, no. 9 (September 2015): 20150558-. Full Text
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical sensitivity reveals evolutionary dynamics of mechanical systems." Proceedings. Biological sciences 282, no. 1804 (April 2015): 20143088-. Full Text
Patek, SN. "The most powerful movements in biology." American Scientist 103, no. 5 (January 1, 2015): 330-337.
Patek, SN, Azizi, M, Bhamla, MS, Ilton, M, Kim, Y, Koh, J, Kuo, J, Ma, X, Prakash, M, Sutton, GP, and Temel, Z. "Extreme power amplification in biological systems." March 2017.
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical redundancy, mechanical sensitivity and constraint in the evolution of the mantis shrimp raptorial appendage." April 2015.
Crane, RL, and Patek, SN. "Where to strike a snail: smashing strategy of mantis shrimp." April 2015.
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Ultrafast weapons in mantis shrimp: winners of fights strike more frequently, not with greater force." April 2015.
Cox, SM, and Patek, SN. "Does cavitation limit the speed of mantis shrimp?." 2014.
Kagaya, K, and Patek, SN. "Motor control of an ultrafast spring-driven movement in smashing mantis shrimp." 2014.
Rosario, MV, Dumont, ER, and Patek, SN. "Shrimp springs: how shape affects strength in energy storage." April 2013.
Patek, SN, Devries, MS, and Murphy, EAK. "What is fast?." April 2013.
Rosario, MV, Patek, SN, and Dumont, ER. "Comparing elastic energy structures in mantis shrimp using finite element analysis." March 2011.
Taylor, JRA, and Patek, SN. "Biological punching bags: impact analysis of a mantis shrimp telson." July 2010.
CAREER: The Evolutionary Mechanics of Rapid Movement awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2018
Evolutionary Mechanics of Impulsive Biological Systems: Guiding Scalable Synthetic Design awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2018
MURI: Evolutionary Mechanics of Impulsive Biological Systems: Guiding Scalable Synthetic Design awarded by Army Research Office (Principal Investigator). 2016
Doctoral Dissertation: Sound Production in Spiny Lobsters (Palinuridai): Morphological Constraints and the Evolution... awarded by National Science Foundation (PI-Fellow). 1999 to 2001