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Dennis Evangelista

Publications

Journals

Lohmann, A., Evangelista, D., Waldrop, L., Mah, C., and T, H. (in press). Covering ground: movement patterns and random walk behavior in Aquilonastra anomala sea stars. Biol Bull

Jackson, B., Ray, D., Evangelista, D., and Hedrick, T. (in press). 3D for the people: multi-camera
motion capture in the f eld with consumer-grade cameras and open source software. Biology Open

Stevenson, R., Evangelista, D., and Looy, C. (2015). When conifers took ight: a biomechanical evaluation of an imperfect evolutionary takeoff. Paleobiology, 41:205-225

Huynh, T., Evangelista, D., and Marshall, C. R. (2015). Visualizing the uid ow through the
complex skeletonized respiratory structures of a blastoid echinoderm. Palaeontologia Electronica,
18(1.14A):1-17

Evangelista, D., Cam, S., Huynh, T., Kwong, A., Mehrabani, H., Tse, K., and Dudley, R.
(2014b). Shifts in stability and control effectiveness during evolution of Paraves support aerial
maneuvering hypotheses for flight origins. PeerJ, 2:e632

Mehrabani, H., Ray, N., Tse, K., and Evangelista, D. (2014). Bio-inspired design of ice-retardant
devices based on benthic marine invertebrates: the effect of surface texture. PeerJ, 2:e588

Evangelista, D., Cam, S., Huynh, T., Krivitskiy, I., and Dudley, R. (2014a). Ontogeny of aerial
righting and wing apping in juvenile birds. Biology Letters, 10:20140497. Cover image

Theriault, D., Fuller, N., Jackson, B., Bluhm, E., Evangelista, D., Wu, Z., Betke, M., and Hedrick,
T. (2014). A protocol and calibration method for accurate multi-camerafield videography. J exp
Biol, 217:1843-1848

Evangelista, D., Cardona, G., Guenther-Gleason, E., Huynh, T., Kwong, A., Marks, D.,
Ray, N., Tisbe, A., Tse, K., and Koehl, M. A. R. (2014c). Aerodynamic characteristics of a
feathered dinosaur measured using physical models. Eects of form on static stability and control
effectiveness. PLoS ONE, 9(1):e85203

Denny, M., Dorgan, K., Evangelista, D., Hettinger, A., Leichter, J., Ruder, W., and Tuval, I. (2011).
Anchor ice and benthic disturbance in shallow Antarctic waters: Interspec c variation in ice nucleation characteristics. Bio Bull, 221(2):155-163. Editor's pick and cover image

Kohl, M. A. R., Evangelista, D., and Yang, K. (2011). Using physical models to study the gliding
performance of extinct animals. Integ Comp Biol, 51(6):1002-1018

Evangelista, D., Hotton, S., and Dumais, J. (2011). The mechanics of explosive dispersal and self-
burial in the seeds of thefilaree, Erodium cicutarium (Geraniaceae). J. exp. Biol., 214:521-529.
Editor's pick, featured in Inside JEB, Science Now; mentioned in Vogel, Comparative Biomechanics

Evangelista, D., Fernandez, M. J., Berns, M. S., Hoover, A., and Dudley, R. (2010). Hovering
energetics and thermal balance in Anna's Hummingbirds (Calypte anna). Physiol Biochem Zool,
83(3):406-413

White, J. K., Sun, A., Killien, L., and Evangelista, D. J. (2006). Percutaneous aortic valve replacement in a re-animated postmortem heart. EuroIntervention, 1:A19-A23

Conferences

Evangelista, D. (2016). Flocking and approach behavior in chimney swits (Chaetura pelagica):
network-based analyses and transition to engineered systems. In ONR Science of Autonomy Review, Arlington, VA

Evangelista, D., Ray, D., Raja, S., and Hedrick, T. (2016). Three-dimensional free-flight kinematics
and network analyses of massed chimney swifts entering a chimney roost at dusk. In North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC

Lohmann, A., Evangelista, D.,Waldrop, L., Mah, C., and T, H. (2016). Covering ground: movement
patterns and random walk behavior in Aquilonastra anomala sea stars. In Society for Integrative
and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR

Khandelwal, P., Evangelista, D., and Hedrick, T. (2016). The glide of the dragon: glide character-
ization and performance of Draco dussumieri. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Annual Meeting, Portland, OR

Evangelista, D., Ray, D., and Hedrick, T. (2015b). 3D tracking and network-based analysis of freely
flying Chimney Swift flocks entering a roost at dusk. In Mid-Atlantic Regional SICB DVM, Newark,
NJ

Lohmann, A., Evangelista, D., Waldrop, L., Mah, C., and T, H. (2015). Patterns in sea star
movement. In Southeast Regional SICB, Atlanta, GA

Ray, D., Evangelista, D., and Hedrick, T. (2015). Organizational principles of synchronization in Chimney Swifts. In Southeast Regional SICB, Atlanta, GA

Evangelista, D. and Hedrick, T. (2015). Free flight kinematics of massed Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost at dusk. In Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) Challenges in Computational Neuroscience (CCNS) Opening Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC

Evangelista, D. (2015a). Free flight kinematics of massed Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost
at dusk. In Wake Audubon Society Chimney Swift Conservation Forum *invited talk, Raleigh, NC

Evangelista, D. (2015b). Free flight kinematics of massed Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost
at dusk. In ICRA, Seattle, WA

Evangelista, D., Khandelwal, P., Rader, J., and Hedrick, T. (2015a). Free flight kinematics of massed Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost at dusk. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, West Palm Beach, FL

Jackson, B., Evangelista, D., and Hedrick, T. (2015). 3D for the people: motion capture in the f eld
with consumer-grade cameras and open-source software. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, West Palm Beach, FL

Evangelista, D. and Hedrick, T. (2014). Measurements and models of large flocks of Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost at dusk. In Abstracts or papers presented to the American Mathematical Society, volume 35, pages 1105-92-203, Greensboro, NC. invited talk

Evangelista, D. (2014). Four thousand Chimney Swifts entering a chimney roost at dusk, and
attempts to track them all without going insane. In Southeast Regional Society for Integrative and
Comparative Biology, Chapel Hill, NC

Lohmann, A., Evangelista, D., and Hedrick, T. (2014). Patterns in sta sh movement and foraging.
In Southeast Regional Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Chapel Hill, NC

Hedrick, T., Shelton, R., Jackson, B., and Evangelista, D. (2014b). The mechanics and behavior of
Cliff Swallows in tandem pursuit and group flights. In 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston,
MA

Hedrick, T., Shelton, R., Jackson, B., and Evangelista, D. (2014a). The free- ight mechanics of Cliff
Swallows in tandem pursuit and group ights. In 17th US National Congress on Theoretical and
Applied Mechanics, East Lansing, MI

Stevenson, R., Evangelista, D., and Looy, C. V. (2013a). Flight of the conifers: Reconstruction of
the flight characteristics of Paleozoic winged conifer seeds. In Botanical Society of America Annual
Meeting, July 27-31, 2013, New Orleans, LA. Won Maynard F. Moseley Award for best student
presentation in paleobotany

Cam, S., Evangelista, D., Ho, M., Krivitskiy, I., Lin, Y., Stevenson, R., and Dudley, R. (2013).
Cute baby birds and flight control: a coming of age story of intrigue, flips, falls from great heights,
and high speed cameras. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan
3-7, San Francisco, CA

Mansfield, S., Carrier, L., Shah, S., and Evangelista, D. (2013). Design of a phased array
acoustic tracking system for flight biomechanics tracking studies. In Society for Integrative and
Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, San Francisco, CA

Tse, K., Mehrabani, H., Ray, N., and Evangelista, D. (2013). First steps toward bio-inspired
design of ice-retardant devices. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting,
Jan 3-7, San Francisco, CA

Huynh, T., Evangelista, D., and Marshall, C. (2013). Analysis of the fluid flow through the complex
internal respiratory structures of an extinct Paleozoic echinoderm. In Society for Integrative and
Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, San Francisco, CA

Stevenson, R., Evangelista, D., and Looy, C. V. (2013b). Reconstruction of the flight characteristics
of winged seeds of Late Paleozoic conifers. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, San Francisco, CA

Evangelista, D. J., Cardona, G., Ray, N., Tse, K., and Wong, D. (2012). Measurement of the
aerodynamic stability and control effectiveness of human skydivers during free fall and directed aerial descent. In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, Charleston, SC

Chun, C., Evangelista, D., Huynh, T., Kwong, A., and Tse, K. (2011). Aerodynamic characteristics of feathered dinosaur shapes measured using physical models: A comparative study of maneuvering. In Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Nov 2-5, Las Vegas, NV

Tisbe, A., Guenther-Gleason, E., Evangelista, D., and Kehl, M. A. R. (2011). Effects of leg and
tail feathers on the gliding performance and aerodynamic stability of a small dinosaur. In Society
for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-5, Salt Lake City, UT

Evangelista, D. (2009). Up, up, and away! The jump of the amphipod Hyale pugettensis. In Society
for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Jan 3-7, Boston, MA. Winner of 2009 Best
Student Presentation, Division of Invertebrate Zoology; corresponding manuscript in preparation

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