Our group publishes in comparative biomechanics, engineering, and broad impact journals.

Lentink, D. (2016). Coevolving advances in animal flight and aerial robotics. J. R. Soc. Interface Focus. [Special Issue]
Roderick, W.R.T., Cutkosky, M.R. and Lentink, D. (2016). Touchdown to take-off: at the interface of flight and surface locomotion. J. R. Soc. Interface Focus. 
Gutierrez, E., Quinn, D.B., Chin, D.D. and Lentink D. (2016) Lift calculations based on accepted wake models for animal flight are inconsistent and sensitive to vortex dynamics. Bioinspir. Biomim. 12 016004
Hawkes, E.W. and Lentink, D. (2016). Fruit fly scale robots can hover longer with flapping wings than with spinning wings. J. R. Soc. Interface, 13(123), p.20160730.
Chin, D.D. and Lentink, D. (2016). Flapping wing aerodynamics: from insects to vertebrates. J. Exp. Biol., 219(7), pp.920-932.
van Bokhorst, E., de Kat, R., Elsinga, G.E., and Lentink, D.* (2015). Feather roughness reduces flow separation during low Reynolds number glides of swifts. J. Exp. Biol., jeb-121426. 
[JEB cover article]
Pete, A. E., Kress, D., Dimitrov, M. A., and Lentink, D.* (2015). The role of passive avian head stabilization in flapping flight. J. R. Soc. Interface, 12(110), 20150508.
Kress, D., van Bokhorst, E., and Lentink, D. (2015). How lovebirds maneuver rapidly using super-fast head saccades and image feature stabilization. PLOS ONE, 10(6), e0129287.
Kruyt, J. W., E. M., van Heijst, G. F., Altshuler, D. L., and Lentink, D.* (2015). Power reduction and the radial limit of stall delay in revolving wings of different aspect ratio. J. R. Soc. Interface 12: 20150051.
Lentink, D.*, Haselsteiner, A.F., and Ingersoll, R. (2015) In vivo recording of aerodynamic force with an aerodynamic force platform: from drones to birds. J. R. Soc. Interface 12: 20141283.
Nature | RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 


Stowers, A.K.* and Lentink, D. (2015) Folding in and out: passive morphing in flapping wings. Bioinspiration & biomimetics 10: 025001.
Nature | RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS 
Leutenegger, S., Huerzeler, C., Stowers, A.K., Alexis, K., Achtelik, M., Lentink, D., Oh, P. and Siegwart, R. (2014). Chapter 26 Flying Robots. Springer handbook of robotics. Springer.
Kruyt, J. W., Quicazán-Rubio, E. M., van Heijst, G. F., Altshuler, D. L., and Lentink, D.* (2014). Hummingbird wing efficacy depends on aspect ratio and compares with helicopter rotors. J. R. Soc. Interface 11:  20140585.
Lentink, D.* (2014). Bioinspired flight control. Bioinspiration & biomimetics, 9(2), 020301. [Special Issue]
Lentink, D.* and de Kat, R. (2014). Gliding Swifts Attain Laminar Flow over Rough Wings. PLOS ONE, 9(6), e99901.
13. Lentink, D.* (2013). Flying like a fly. Nature doi:10.1038/nature12258.
13. Lentink, D.* and Biewener, A.A. (2010). Nature inspired flight – beyond the leap. Bioinspir. Biomim. 5. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/040201 [Special Issue]


12. Lentink, D.*, van Heijst, G.J.F., Muijres, F.T. and van Leeuwen, J.L. (2010). Vortex interactions with flapping wings and fins can be unpredictable. Biol. Lett. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0806.

11. Jongerius, S.R., and Lentink, D.* (2010). Structural analysis of a dragonfly wing. J. Exp. Mech. 50, 1323-1334.

10. Lentink, D.*, Dickson, W.B., van Leeuwen, J.L. and Dickinson, M.H. (2009). Leading-edge vortices elevate lift of autorotating plant seeds. Science 324, 1438 – 1440.
[Science cover article]

09. Lentink, D.* and Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Rotational accelerations stabilize leading edge vortices on revolving fly wings. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 2705 – 2719.

08. Lentink, D.* and Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Biofluiddynamic scaling of flapping, spinning and translating fins and wings. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 2691 – 2704.

07. Lentink, D.*, Jongerius, S.R. and Bradshaw, N.L. (2009). The scalable design of flapping micro air vehicles inspired by insect flight. In: Flying insects and robots. Eds: Floreano, D., Zufferey, J.-C., Srinivasan, M.V. and Ellington, C., Springer.

06. Lentink D. (2008). Exploring the biofluiddynamics of swimming and flight. PhD Thesis. Wageningen University.

05. Lentink, D.*, Muijres, F.T., Donker-Duyvis, F.J. and van Leeuwen, J.L. (2008). Vortex-wake interactions of a flapping foil that models animal swimming and flight. J. Exp. Biology. 211, 267 – 273.

04. Fontaine, E., Lentink, D., Kranenbarg, S., Müller, U.K., van Leeuwen, J.L. Barr, A.H. and Burdick, J.W. (2008). Automated visual tracking for studying the ontogeny of zebrafish swimming. J. Exp. Biology. 211, 1305 – 1316.


03. Muijres, F.T. and Lentink, D.* (2007). Wake visualization of a heaving and pitching foil in a soap film. Exp. Fluids 43, 665 – 673.

02. Lentink , D.*, Müller, U.K., Stamhuis, E.J., de Kat, R., van Gestel, W.,Veldhuis, L.L.M., Henningsson, P., Hedenström, A., Videler, J.J. and van Leeuwen, J.L. (2007). How swifts control their glide performance with morphing wings. Nature 446, 1082 – 1085.
[Nature cover article]


01. Müller, U.K. and Lentink, D. (2004). Turning on a Dime. Science 306, 1899 – 1900.