1. Drosophila have distinct activity-gated pathways that mediate attraction and aversion to CO2.
    van Breugel, F., Huda, A., and Dickinson, M. (2017) BioRxiv preprint.
  2. History dependence in insect flight decisions during odor tracking.
    Pang, R., van Breugel, F., Dickinson, M., Riffell, J., and Fairhall, A. (2018). PLOS Comp. Biol.
  3. Superhydrophobic diving flies (Ephydra hians) and the hypersaline waters of Mono Lake.
    van Breugel, F and Dickinson, M. (2017) PNAS.
  4. Mosquitoes use vision to associate odor plumes with thermal targets.
    van Breugel, F., Riffell, J., Fairhall, A., and Dickinson, M. H. (2015). Current Biology.
  5. Plume-Tracking behavior of flying Drosophila emerges from a set of distinct sensory-motor reflexes.
    van Breugel, F. and Dickinson, M. H. (2014). Current Biology.
  6. Octopaminergic modulation of the visual flight speed regulator of Drosophila
    van Breugel, F., Suver, M. P., and Dickinson, M. H. (2014). J. Exp. Biol.
  7. The visual control of landing and obstacle avoidance in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster
    van Breugel, F. and Dickinson, M. H. (2012). J. Exp. Biol.


  1. Monocular distance estimation from optic flow during active landing maneuvers.
    van Breugel, F., Morgansen, K. A., and Dickinson, M. H. (2014). Bioinspiration and Biomimetics.
  2. Strategies for the stabilization of longitudinal forward flapping flight revealed using a dynamically-scaled robotic fly.
    Elzinga, M., van Breugel, F., and Dickinson, M. H. (2014). Bioinspiration and Biomimetics.
  3. From insects to machines.
    van Breugel, F., Regan, W., and Lipson, H. (2008). Robotics and Automation Magazine.
  4. Towards evolvable hovering flight on a physical ornithopter.
    Regan, W., van Breugel, F., and Lipson, H. (2006). Alife X conference proceedings.
  5. Evolving buildable flapping ornithopters.
    van Breugel, F., and Lipson, H. (2005). GECCO conference proceedings.


  1. FigureFirst: A Layout-first Approach for Scientific Figures.
    Lindsay, T., Weir, P., and van Breugel, F. (2017). Scipy 2017.