Publications

Hubel, T.Y., Shotton, J., Wilshin, S.D., Horgan, J., Klein, R., McKenna, R., Wilson, A.M. (2016). Cheetah Reunion–The Challenge of Finding Your Friends Again. PloS one 11(12) (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166864).

Hubel, T. Y., Hristov, N. I., Swartz, S. M. and Breuer, K. S. (2016). Wake structure and kinematics in two insectivorous bats. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371 (doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0385).

Hubel, T.Y., Myatt, J.P., Jordan, N.R., Dewhirst, O.P., McNutt, J.W. & Wilson, A.M. (2016). Additive opportunistic capture explains group hunting benefits in African wild dogs. Nature Communications 7 (doi:10.1038/ncomms11033).

Hubel, T.Y., Myatt, J.P., Jordan, N.R., Dewhirst, O.P., McNutt, J.W. & Wilson, A.M. (2016). Energy cost and return for hunting in African wild dogs and cheetahs. Nature Communications 7 (doi:10.1038/ncomms11034).

Dewhirst, O. P., Roskilly, K., Hubel, T. Y., Jordan, N. R., Golabek, K. A., McNutt, J. W. and Wilson, A. M. (2016). An exploratory clustering approach for extracting stride parameters from tracking collars on free ranging wild animals. Journal of Experimental Biology (doi: 10.1242/jeb.146035).

Van der Weyde, L. K., Hubel, T. Y., Horgan, J., Shotton, J., McKenna, R., Wilson, A.M. (2016). Movement patterns of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in farmlands in Botswana. Biology Open (doi: 10.1242/bio.021055).

Dewhirst, O. P., Evans, H. K., Roskilly, K., Harvey, R. J., Hubel, T. Y. and Wilson, A. M. (2016). Improving the accuracy of estimates of animal path and travel distance using GPS drift‐corrected dead reckoning. Ecology and Evolution (doi:10.1002/ece3.2359).

Harvey, R. J., Roskilly, K., Buse, C., Evans, H. K., Hubel, T. Y. and Wilson, A. M. (2016). Determining position, velocity and acceleration of free-ranging animals with a low-cost unmanned aerial system. Journal of Experimental Biology 219, 2687-2692 (doi:10.1242/jeb.139022).

Hubel, T. Y., & Usherwood, J. R. (2015). Children and adults minimise activated muscle volume by selecting gait parameters that balance gross mechanical power and work demands. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218 (18), 2830-2839 ().

Portugal, S. J., Hubel, T. Y., Fritz, J., Heese, S., Trobe, D., Voelkl, B., … & Usherwood, J. R. (2014). Upwash exploitation and downwash avoidance by flap phasing in ibis formation flight. Nature, 505 (7483), 399-402 (doi:10.1038/nature12939).

Hubel, T. Y. and Usherwood, J. R. (2013). Vaulting mechanics successfully predict decrease in walk-run transition speed with incline. Biology Letters 9 ().

Usherwood, J. R., Channon, A. J., Myatt, J. P., Rankin, J. W. and Hubel, T. Y. (2012). The human foot and heel-sole-toe walking strategy: a mechanism enabling an inverted pendular gait with low isometric muscle force? J.R.Soc. Interface 9, 2396-2402 ().

Taylor, G. K., Carruthers, A. C., Hubel, T. Y. and Walker, S. M. (2012). Wing morphing in insects, birds and bats: mechanism and function. Morphing Aerospace vehicles and structures, 11-40.

Usherwood, J. R. and Hubel, T. Y. (2012). Energetically optimal running requires torques about the centre of mass. J.R.Soc. Interface 9, 2011-2015 ().

Hubel, T. Y., Hristov, N., Swartz, S. and Breuer, K. (2012). Changes in kinematics and aerodynamics over a range of speeds in Tadarida brasiliensis, the Brazilian free-tailed bat. J.R.Soc. Interface ().

Hubel, T. Y., Riskin, D., Swartz, S. and Breuer, K. (2010). Wake structure and Kinematics – the flight of the Lesser dog-faced fruit bat Cynopterus brachyotis. JEB 213, 3427-3440 (). * Featured in Inside JEB, Journal of Experimental Biology 213.

Hubel, T. Y., Tropea, C. (2010). The importance of leading edge vortices under simplified flapping flight conditions at the size scale of birds. JEB 213, 1930-1939 ().

Hubel, T. Y., Hristov, N., Swartz, S. and Breuer, K. (2009). Time-resolved wake structure and kinematics of bat flight. Experiments in Fluids 46, 933-943 (doi:10.1007/s00348-009-0624-7).

Hubel, T. Y., Tropea, C. (2009). Experimental investigation of a flapping wing model. Experiments in Fluids 46, 945-961 (doi:10.1007/s00348-008-0599-9).

Riskin, D. K., Bahlman, J. W., Hubel, T. Y., Ratcliffe, J. M., Kunz, T. H. and Swartz, S. M. (2009). Bats go head-under-heels: the biomechanics of landing on a ceiling. JEB 212, 945-953 ().

Hubel, T. Y., (2006). Investigation of unsteady aerodynamics on a flapping wing model (Untersuchungen zur instationären Aerodynamik an einem vogelähnlichen Flügelschlagmodell). PhD. Dissertation, Faculty of Biology, Darmstadt University.

Hubel T. Y., Tropea C., 2004. Aerodynamics and wake structure of flapping wings, Fortschritt-Berichte VDI, Reihe 15, Nr. 249, VDI-Verlag, Düsseldorf.

Hubel T. Y., Tropea C., 2004. Wirbelbildung hinter schlagenden Tragflächen. In: Rossmann T & Tropea C, Bionik – neue Forschungsergebnisse aus Natur-, Ingenieur- und Geisteswissenschaft. Springer, Heidelberg Berlin.

Hubel T. Y., Tropea C., 2002. Untersuchungen zur instationären Aerodynamik an einem flügelschlagenden Modell, In: Wisser, A., Nachtigall, W. (Eds.): BIONAreport 16, Akad. Wiss. Lit. Mainz, GTTB, Saarbrücken, pp. 184-188.

Eder S., Hubel T. Y., Tropea C., 2002. Lernen von der Natur- der Vogel- und Insektenflug. Thema Forschung, TU-Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.

Hubel T. Y., Kesel A. B., Nachtigall W. 2000. Einfluß der Hinterkantengeometrie auf die aerodynamische Performance biologischer Tragflächen. In: Wisser, A., Nachtigall, W. (Eds.): BIONAreport 14, Akad. Wiss. Lit. Mainz, GTTB, Saarbrücken, pp. 174-176.

Hubel, T. Y., 2000. Einfluss verschiedener libellentypischer Hinterkantengeometrien auf die aerodynamische Charakteristik von Profilmodellen (Aerodynamic performance of dragonfly wings with different trailing edges). Diplom thesis, Saarland University.

Hubel, T. Y., 1998. Studien zum strömungsmechanischen Einfluß gefiederter Stufen – Kräftemessung an Tragflügelmodellen mit naturnaher Profilierung. Student research thesis, Saarland University.