Alireza Ramezani assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering email@example.com 617.373.7529 Expertise Alireza Ramezani in the Press Article Voice of America US Students’ ‘Big Idea’ Could Help NASA Explore Moon A serpentlike robot designed by students from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, could revolutionize how NASA astronauts explore the lunar surface. Article National Geographic ‘Snakes’ on the moon? These helpers could soon join our lunar mission. The snake-inspired idea for a lunar robot, seen in this diagram, came from Northeastern University assistant professor Alireza Ramezani, who researches bio-inspired robot locomotion. Article ‘PigeonBot’ Brings Robots Closer To Bird-Like Flight “The work is very impressive,” says Alireza Ramezani, an engineering professor at Northeastern University who recently was part of a team that created a bat-inspired robot. Article NBC News Forget props and fixed wings. New bio-inspired drones mimic birds, bats and bugs. “There will be these machines that are round the clock doing monitoring and providing information,” says Alireza Ramezani, a Northeastern University roboticist who is working on a bat-inspired robot called Bat Bot. Alireza Ramezani for Northeastern Global News NASA is going back to the moon. Northeastern University students are designing robots to explore the terrain. NASA is going back to the moon. Northeastern University students are designing robots to explore the terrain. NASA selected a team of NU students for the 2020 Big Idea Challenge, where they will develop robots to survey the darkest areas of the moon.