Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 8813h.lin Website




B212Bessemer BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Selected Publications

Lin H-T, Leonardo A (2017) Heuristic rules underlying dragonfly prey selection and interception. Current Biology 27: 1124-1137.

Ros IG, Bhagavatula PS*, Lin H-T*, Biewener AA (2016) Rules to fly by: pigeons navigating horizontal obstacles limit steering by selecting gaps most aligned to their bearing. J. Roy. Soc. Interface Focus. (DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0093).

Bomphrey RJ, Nakata T, Henningsson P, and Lin H-T. (2016) Flight of the dragonflies and damselflies. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. (DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0389)

Mischiati M*, Lin H-T*, Herold P, Imler E, Olberg R, Leonardo A (2015) Internal models direct dragonfly interception steering. Nature 517(7534): 333-338  *equal contribution first author

Trimmer BA, Lin H-T (2014) Bone-Free: Soft Mechanics for Adaptive Locomotion. Integrative and Comparative Biology. (DOI: 10.1093/icb/icu076)

Lin H-T, Trimmer BA (2012) A new bi-axial cantilever beam design for biomechanics force measurements. Journal of Biomechanics. 45(13): 2310-2314.

Lin H-T, Leisk GG, Trimmer BA (2011) GoQBot: a caterpillar-inspired soft-bodied rolling robot. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 6(2): 026007.

Lin H-T, Dorfmann AL, Trimmer BA (2009) Soft-cuticle biomechanics: a constitutive model of anisotropy for caterpillar integument. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 256(3): 447-457.