Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Dixon L, Megill WM, Nebe K (2020) Driver emotional states and trust: Interactions with partial automation on-road. Int J Adv Intelligent Systems 13(1-2): 69-82.
  2. Senko J, Megill WM, Brooks LB, Templeton RP, Koch V (2019) Tethered GPS-VHF tags: a low-cost tool for continuous fine scale tracking of sea turtles at coastal foraging areas. Endangered Species Research 39: 255-268. DOI: 10.3354/esr00967.
  3. Nové-Josserand C, Castro Hebrero F, Petit L-M, Megill WM, Godoy-Diana R, Thiria B (2018) Surface wave energy absorption by a partially submerged bio-inspired canopy. Bioinsp Biomim 13(3): 036006
  4. Abels C, Qualtieri A, Lober T, Mariotti A, Chambers LD, de Vittorio M, Megill WM, Rizzi F (2019) A biomimetic bi-directional sensitivity to flow sensing with antiparallel and curved artificial hair cells. Beilstein J Nanotech 10: 32-46.
  5. Abels C, Mastronardi VM, Guido F, Amato M, Athanassiou A, Ceseracciu L, Dattoma T, Epifani G, Megill WM, Petroni S, Qualtieri A, Todaro MT, de Vittorio M, Rizzi F (2017) Nitride-based materials for flexible MEMS tactile and flow sensors in robotics. Sensors 17: 1080. DOI 10.3390/s17051080
  6. Abels C, Qualtieri A, de Vittorio M, Megill WM, Rizzi F (2016) A bio-inspired real-time capable artificial lateral line system for freestream flow velocity measurements. Bioinsp Biomim 11 035006. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/11/3/035006
  7. Kruusmaa M, Fiorini P, Megill WM, De Vittorio M, Akanyeti O, Visentin F, Chambers LD, el Daou H, Fiazza M-C, Jezov J, Rossi L, Salumae T, Toming G, Venturelli R, Jung DS, Brown JC, Rizzi F, Qualtieri A, Maud JL,  Liszewski A (2014) FILOSE for svenning: A flow sensing bioinspired robot. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 21(3): 51-62.
  8. el Daou H, Salumae T, Chambers LD, Megill WM, Kruusmaa (2014) Modelling of a biologically inspired robotic fish driven by compliant parts. Bioinsp Biomim 9(1): 016010.
  9. Chambers LD, Akanyeti O, Venturelli R, Jezov J, Brown J, Kruusmaa M, Fiorini P, Megill WM (2014) A fish perspective: Detecting flow features while moving using an artificial lateral line in steady and unsteady flow. J R Soc Interface 11: 20140467. 
  10. Rizzi F, Qualtieri A, Chambers LD, Epifani G, Megill WM, De Vittorio M (2014) Stress-driven artificial hair cell for flow sensing. pp. 499-519 in Mogdans (ed) Flow Sensing in Air and Water. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  11. Rizzi F, Qualtieri A, Chambers LD, Megill WM, De Vittorio M (2013) Parylene conformal coating encapsulation as a method for advanced tuning of mechanical properties of an artificial hair cell. Soft Matter 9: 2584-2588.
  12. Akanyeti O, Chambers LD, Jezov J, Brown J, Venturelli R, Kruusmaa M, Megill WM, Fiorini P (2013) Self-motion effects on hydrodynamic pressure sensing. Part I: Forward backward motion. Bioinsp Biomim 8: 026001.
  13. Venturelli R, Akanyeti O, Visentin F, Jezov J, Chambers L, Toming G, Brown J, Kruusmaa M, Megill WM, Fiorini P (2012) Hydrodynamic pressure sensing with an artificial lateral line in steady and unsteady flows. Bioinsp Biomim 7: 036004. 
  14. Akanyeti O, Venturelli R, Visentin F, Chambers L, Megill WM, Fiorini P (2011) What information do Karman streets offer to lateral line sensing? Bioinsp Biomim 6 (3): 036001.
  15. Gosho M, Gearin P, Jenkinson R, Laake J, Mazzuca L, Kubiak D, Calambokidis J, Megill W, Gisborne B, Goley D, Tombach C, Darling J, Deecke V (2011) Movements and diet of gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) off Kodiak Island, Alaska, 2002-2005. Paper SC/M11/AWMP2. International Whaling Commission.
  16. Senko J, Koch V, Megill WM, Carthy RR, Templeton RP, Nichols WJ (2010) Fine scale movements and habitat use of East Pacific green turtles at a shallow coastal lagoon in Baja California Sur, Mexico. J exp mar Biol Ecol 391(1-2): 92-100.
  17. Tipans I, Viba J, Fontaine JG, Kruusmaa M, Megill WM, Cifanskis S (2009) Thoery of robot fish plane motion – Robota zivs komplanas kistibas teorija. Scientific proceedings of Riga Technical University. 6. Series. Transport and engineering mechanics. 28: 8-18.
  18. Stelle LL, Megill WM, Kinzel MR (2008) Activity budgets and diving behaviour of summer resident grey whales (Eschrichtius robustus) in feeding grounds off coastal British Columbia. Mar Mamm Sci 24(3): 462-478. 
  19. Armour R, Paskins K, Bowyer A, Vincent JFV, Megill WM (2007) Jumping robots - a biomimetic solution to locomotion across rough terrain. Bioinsp Biomim 2: S65-S82.
  20. Paskins KE, Bowyer A, Megill WM, Scheibe J (2007) Takeoff and landing forces of leaping northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus). J exp Biol 210: 1413-1423.
  21. Ahlborn B, Blake RW, Megill WM (2006) Frequency tuning in locomotion. Zoology 109: 43-53.
  22. Brady S, Lau KT, Megill W, Wallace GG, Diamond D (2005). The development and characterisation of conducting polymeric-based sensing devices. Synth Metals 154: 25-28.
  23. Wu Y, Zhou D, Spinks GM, Innis PC, Megill WM, Wallace GG (2005) TITAN: A conducting polymer based microfluidic pump. Smart Mater Struct 14: 1511-1516.
  24. Megill WM, Gosline JM, Blake RW (2005) The modulus of elasticity of fibrillin-containing elastic fibres from the hydromedusa Polyorchis penicillatus. J exp Biol 208: 3819-3834.
  25. Lamb E, Megill WM (2004) The Shoreline Fringe Forest of the Central British Columbia Coast. Can Field-Nat 117: 209-217.
  26. Megill WM (2003) Jellyfish biomechanics: The role of geometry and fibre-reinforcement in the mechanical behaviour of a biological soft tissue. Aust NZ Math Soc Gazette 30(2): 90-98.
  27. Calambokidis J, Darling JD, Deecke VB, Gearin P, Gosho M, Megill WM, Tombach CM, Goley D, Toropova C, Gisborne B (2002) Abundance, range and movements of a feeding aggregation of gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) from California to southeastern Alaska in 1998. J Cetacean Res Manage 4(2): 267-276.

Other Papers

  1. Megill WM, Collins KM, Ladd RR (2010) Getting undulating fin propulsion out of the laboratory via Gymnobot. Marine Technology Reporter, March 2010: 18-22.
  2. Martinovs A, Igavens A, Kovals E, Viba J, Megill W (2010) Method for producing models of living objects from elastomers - Metode dzivas dabas objektu modelu izgatavosanai no elastomeriem. Scientific proceedings of Riga Technical University. 6. Series. Transport and engineering. Mechanics 33: 61-65. ISSN 1407-8015. 
  3. Tipans I, Viba J, Fontaine JG, Kruusmaa M, Megill W, Cifanskis S (2009) Theory of robot fish plane motion - Robota zivs komplanas kistibas teorija. Scientific proceedings of Riga Technical University. 6. Series. Transport and engineering. Mechanics. 28: 8-18.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Harrison P, Balaban V, Parker B, Spray J, Ellery A, Megill WM (accepted)MAPLE: A versatile penetrator platform for lunar exploration. Presentation to 1stCanadian Lunar Workshop. 14-16 June 2021. https://clw-alc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ASC-CSA-CLW-ALC-2021-Progr...
  2. Thibodeau B, Greenwood J, Stewart P, Ellery A, Megill WM, Harrison P, Balaban V(2021) Proof of concept TDLAS (Tuned Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer) instrument for the Canadian MAPLE (Multipurpose Autonomous Penetrator for Lunar Exploration). Poster presentation to the 1stCanadian Lunar Workshop, 14-16 June 2021. https://clw-alc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ASC-CSA-CLW-ALC-2021-Progr...
  3. Dixon L, Megill WM, Nebe K (2019) Trust in automation: An on-road study of trust in advanced driver assistance systems. Vehicular 2019, Rome.
  4. Cabrera A, Nebe K, Megill WM (2018) FabMaterials: A journey towards a tangible exploration of materials in prototyping. Fab14, Toulouse. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1344486
  5. Hamann L, Megill WM (2018) Bionics on the racecourse. pp 82-87 in Bernotat A, Bertling J (eds) Prototype nature: Biologie als startpunkt in technologie, kunst und design für eine nachhaltige Zukunft. Oberhausen: Fraunhofer UMSICHT.
  6. Williamson B, Balchin M, Megill WM (2012) Towards mapping Nereocystis luetkeana kelp beds : using the holonomic iROV SeaBiscuit and sonar fusion.In: 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, 2012-07-02 - 2012-07-06, Edinburgh. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 2014 Feb 4 (Vol. 17, No. 1, p. 070001). Acoustical Society of America.
  7. Graf S, Blondel P, Megill WM, Clift SE (2009) Acoustic modelling of dolphin sound reception and implications for biosonar design. Paper presented to the IEEE Oceans 09 Conference, Bremen. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5278265&isnumber...
  8. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Blondel P (2008) Passive echolocation techniques of eastern Pacific grey whales and biomimetic applications. Presentation to the 9th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (Acoustics 08), Paris, July 2008.
  9. Graf S, Megill WM, Blondel P, Clift SE (2008) Investigation into the possible role of dolphins teeth in sound reception. Presentation to the 9th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics (Acoustics 08), Paris, July 2008.
  10. Ahlborn B, Blake RW, Megill WM (2001) Minimum drag and profile thickness. J Morphology 248: 201.

Conference Presentations

  1. Megill WM (2021)The Marine Mammal SIG and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development: Considering Quality in the Role of Marine Mammal Scientists in Ocean Science and Conservation.IMarEST Annual Conference. OnlineJune 2021.

  2. Megill WM (2021) The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development: Submarine Racing as a Science Communication Tool for Public Engagement. IMarEST Annual Conference. Online June 2021.

  3. Megill WM (2020) Monitoring threats to marine mammals at sea. IMarEST Annual Conference. Online. 6 July 2020.

  4. Megill WM (2019) Explorations of low-power high-efficiency biomimetic propulsion systems in human-powered racing submarines. Blue Week, Paris.
  5. Megill WM (2018) Biomimetics on the racecourse: Submarine racing with a twist. Presentation to the 10th Biennial Bremen Biomimetics Meeting, Bremen, Germany.
  6. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Blondel P (2018) Ambient soundscape of grey whale feeding grounds in BC, Canada. Presentation to 8th international workshop on detection, classification, localisation and density estimation of marine mammals (DCLDE), Paris.
  7. Megill WM (2018) Bioinspired flow sensing in complex environments using an artificial lateral line. Presentation to Blue Week, Rotterdam.
  8. Megill WM (2017) Pilot in the loop: Automating a human-powered racing submarine. Presentation to MarineRobotics2017, the International Conference on Marine Robotics in Ocean Exploration, Oct 9-11, St-Petersburg, Russia (via teleconference).
  9. Megill WM, Abels C, Kommu P, Qualtieri A, Rizzi F, De Vittorio M (2017) Detecting heavy breathing with lightweight kit: A biomimetic lateral line sensor system for flow rate measurements in gas masks and diving regulators. Presentation to Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles, and Bionano 2017, Wollongong, Australia.
  10. Abels C, Megill WM, Lober T, Qualtieri A, Rizzi F, De Vittorio M (2017) Bionic sensing technology on a racing submarine: An artificial lateral line system for boundary layer flow measurements. Presentation to Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles, and Bionano 2017, Wollongong, Australia.
  11. Sayied I, Abels C, Megill WM (2017) Design & development of Rivershark Mod 1 and its sensor capabilities. Presentation to the 14th International Submarine Races, Bethesda MD, June 2017.
  12. Viba J, Tipans I, Megill WM, Oetker F (2017) Generation of underwater object motion by internal interactions. Proceedings of the 16thInternational Scientific Conference on Engineering for Rural Development, May 24-26 2017, Jelgava, Latvia. http://tf.llu.lv/conference/proceedings2017/Programme_2017.pdf
  13. Nové Josserand C, Godoy-Diana R, Thiria B, Megill WM (2016) Converting wave energy from fluid-elasticity interactions. Paper presented to ICTAM 2016, Montreal.
  14. Abels C, Megill WM, Qualtieri A, De Vittorio M, Rizzi F (2016) A bio-inspired real-time capable artificial lateral line system for freestream flow velocity measurements. 5th International Conference on Smart and Multifunctional Materials, Structures and Systems – CIMTEC 2016, Perugia, Italy.
  15. Megill WM, Patel K, Shirtcliffe N (2015) Polypyrrole versus the sewing machine: Developing simple but robust interconnects for conducting polymer coated textile strain gauges. Presentation to Biomimetics, Artificial Muscle and Nano-bio 2015, Vancouver.
  16. Megill WM, Abels C (2013) Artificial lateral lines, conducting polymers and miniature blimps. Presentation to the Bonn Bionics Workshop, November 2013.
  17. Rizzi F, Qualtieri A, Chambers LD, Megill WM, de Vittorio M (2011) Stress-driven artificial hair cell for flow sensing. Paper presented to the International Congress on Flow Sensing in Air and Water, Bonn, July 2011.
  18. Megill WM, Chambers LD, Brown JC (2011) The challenges of biomimetic underwater navigation using a lateral line. International Bionic Engineering Conference 2011, Boston. (invited plenary)
  19. Qualtieri A, Rizzi F, Chambers LD, Megill WM, De Vittorio M (2011) Bio-inspired artificial hair cell for flow detection. International Bionic Engineering Conference 2011, Boston. (invited).
  20. Merchant N, Blondel P, Wladichuk JL, Megill WM (2011) Acoustic interaction of humpback whales and recreational fishing vessels in a temperate fjord: Measurements in Rivers Inlet, British Columbia. Paper presented at the 4th annual conference on Underwater Acoustic Measurements, Kos, Greece.
  21. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Blondel P (2011) Passive biosonar: ambient acoustics in nearshore navigation by grey whales. Paper presented at the 4th annual conference on Underwater Acoustic Measurements, Kos, Greece.
  22. Megill WM (2011) FILOSE: Robotic FIsh LOcomotion and SEnsing. Workshop presentation, ICAR 2011, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2011. (Invited).
  23. Viba J, Beresnevich V, Cifanski S, Kruusmaa M, Fontaine JG, Megill WM (2011) New designs of fin type propulsive devices of robotic fish. Paper presented to ICAR 2011, Tallinn.
  24. Collins KM, Brown JC, Ladd RR, Chambers LD, Bowyer A, Megill WM (2011) Variable stroke timing of rubber fins' duty cycle improves thrust. Paper presented to ICAR 2011, Tallinn.
  25. Brown JC, Chambers LD, Collins KM, Akanyeti O, Visentin F, Ladd R, Fiorini P, Megill WM (2011) The interaction between vortices and a biomimetic flexible fin. Poster presented to the TAROS 2011 conference.
  26. Conner L, Stelle LL, Megill WM, Najera-Hillman E, Calambokidis J, Klimek A (2011) Using photo-id to examine injuries in eastern Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus). Poster presented to the 2011 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Tampa, FL, Dec 2011.
  27. Senko J, Koch V, Megill WM, Carthy RR, Templeton RP, Nichols WJ (2011) Fine scale movements and habitat use of East Pacific green turtles at a shallow coastal lagoon in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Paper presented to the 2011 International Sea Turtle Symposium, San Diego.
  28. Fiazza C, Samlumäe T, Listak M, Kulikovkis G, Templeton R, Akanyeti O, Megill WM, Fiorini P, Kruusmaa M (2010) Biomimetic mechanical design for soft-bodied underwater vehicles. IEEE Oceans 2010 Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  29. Collins KM, Bowyer A, Megill WM (2009) Asymmetries of flexible fin foil locomotion. Paper presented to the 4th International Symposium on Aero Aqua Bio-Mechanisms. Shanghai, China.
  30. Chifanskii S, Viba J, Jakushchevich V, Kruusmaa M, Megill WM (2009) Issledovanie raboti plavnikovogo dvijitelia gidrobionta. Paper presented to the Symposium on the Dynamics of Vibroimpact (Strongly Non-linear) Systems (“DYVIS - 2009”). Zvenigorod, Russia. May 2009. http://www.vntr.ru/ftpgetfile.php?id=297
  31. Viba J, Goncha V, Shvab Yu, Kruusmaa M, Fontaine J-G, Megill WM, Fiorini P (2009) Jestkost' tonkosloinix, rezinometallicheskix elementov pri sjatii. Paper presented to the Symposium on the Dynamics of Vibroimpact (Strongly Non-linear) Systems (“DYVIS - 2009”). Zvenigorod, Russia. May 2009. http://www.vntr.ru/ftpgetfile.php?id=297.
  32. Graf S, Blondel P, Megill WM, Clift SE (2009) Acoustic modelling of dolphin sound reception and implications for biosonar design. Paper presented to the IEEE Oceans 09 Conference, Bremen. link
  33. Senko J, Carthy R, Koch V, Megill WM, Templeton RP, Nichols WJ (2009) Fine scale diel movement and activity ranges of east Pacific green turtles at a coastal foraging area in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Poster presented to the 2009 International Sea Turtle Symposium, Australia.
  34. Maud JL, Megill WM, Stelle LL (2009) Predator-prey cycling in grey whales off British Columbia. Poster presented to the 2009 annual meeting of the European Cetacean Society, Istanbul.
  35. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Maud JL, Stelle LL (2008) Grey whales - population trends, prey and acoustics. Presentation to the annual British Columbia Marine Mammal Symposium, UBC, Vancouver, November 2008.
  36. Stelle LL, Megill WM, Kinzel MR (2008) Activity budget, diving behavior and foraging ecology of gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) off coastal British Columbia. Poster presented to the 2008 meeting of the American Cetacean Society, Monterrey CA, November 2008.
  37. Calambokidis J, Laake J, Gosho M, Gearin P, Szaniszlo W, Newell C, Tombach C, Megill WM, Deecke VB (2008) Seasonal resident gray whales in the Pacific Northwest: Results from collaborative research from 1999 to 2007. Presentation to the 2008 meeting of the American Cetacean Society, Monterrey CA, November 2008.
  38. Maud JL, Stelle LL, Megill WM (2008) A "switching" predator in a changing ocean: Is predator-prey cycling in grey whales feeding near Cape Caution, BC, sustainable? Poster presented to the 2008 annual meeting of the American Cetacean Society, Monterrey CA, November 2008.
  39. Maud JL, Megill WM (2008) Grey whales as switching predators in a tertiary feeding area. Poster presentation to the Annual Meeting of the European Cetacean Society, Amsterdam.
  40. Senko J, Koch V, Megill WM, Templeton RP, Mayoral R, Carthy R, Nickerson M, Nichols WJ (2008) Fine scale movement patterns of immature black turtles, Chelonia mydas, at a coastal foraging area in BCS, Mexico: Preliminary results. Poster presented to the International Sea Turtle Symposium, Loreto, BCS, Mexico, January 2008.
  41. Collins KM, Brassington HJ, Ferris MT, Middleton J, Williamson BJ, Yao J, Megill WM, Dolan SC (2008) Hawthorne 2.0 - same boat, new guts. Presentation to the third annual SAUC-E competition hosted by the DGA, DSTL and the MoD. Brest, France, July 2008.
  42. Collins KM, Förster F, Dolan SC, Bowyer A, Megill WM (2008) Kinematics and force characterisation of a knifefish-inspired mechanical propulsor. Presentation to the 1st Biological Approaches for Engineering Conference, Southampton, March 2008.
  43. Collins KM, Sykes B, Hall D, Williamson B, Brindlinger G, Megill WM (2007) Hawthorne: - The second BURST AUV. Presentation to the second annual SAUC-E competition hosted by DSTL and the MoD. Gosport, UK, July 2007. 
  44. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Blondel P (2007) A bioinspired approach to sound localization in the underwater coastal environment. Pacific Rim Underwater Acoustics Conference, Vancouver, October 2007.
  45. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Blondel P (2007) A bioinspired approach to sound localization in the underwater coastal environment. Second International Conference on Underwater Acoustic Measurement Techniques and Results, Crete, Greece, June 2007. (Invited.)
  46. Megill WM, Garcia Carreras B (2006) La observación con sonar de alta frecuencia del comportamiento subacuático de la ballena gris en la Laguna San Ignacio, BCS, México. Primera Reunion Internacional sobre el Estudio de los Mamiferos Acuáticos, Mérida, México.
  47. Kinzel M, Scott-Ashe JE, Stelle LL, Megill WM (2006) Using GIS to examine marine processes, whales and El Niño. ESRI Annual Conference, San Diego.
  48. Megill WM (2005) Inner space exploration (the sea, etc.). Plenary presentation to the 2005 Bironet Easter Symposium, Bath, UK (Invited).
  49. Megill WM (2005) The construction and characterisation of a fish-like conducting polymer actuator for microAUVs. Presentation to the 2005 SPIE conference on Electroactive Polymers, San Diego, CA.
  50. Megill WM, Garcia Carreras B (2005) Using multibeam sonar to study underwater behaviour of grey whales in San Ignacio Lagoon, Mexico. 16th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Diego.
  51. Kinzel M, Megill WM, Randall D, Stelle LL (2004) Using GIS to assess habitat use of gray whales. Annual Society for Conservation GIS conference, Wash DC.
  52. Megill WM, Campbell T, Bowles KA, Steele JR, Wallace GG (2003) Finite element model of the female breast during locomotion. Paper presented to the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Bath UK. Sept. 2003.
  53. Megill WM, Bowles KA, Steele JR (2002) Jellyfish and the breast: understanding the mechanics of fibre-reinforced soft tissues. Paper presented to the Annual Conference on Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Canberra.
  54. Stelle LL, Megill WM (2001) Feeding behavior of gray whales on mysid swarms: prey selection based on body size. Paper presented to the 14th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, BC.
  55. Lamb EG, Megill WM (2001) The shoreline fringe forest of the southern central coast of British Columbia. Paper presented to the Old-Growth Forests in Canada Conference, October 2001 
  56. Megill WM, Gosline JM, Blake RW (1999) Resonance with an attitude. Presentation to the 5th International Conference on Comparative Physiology and Biomechanics, University of Calgary, August 1999.
  57. Megill WM, Stelle L, Kinzel MR, Randall D (1999) El Nino-induced changes in grey whale abundance on the central coast of BC. Poster presented to the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui HI, November 1999.
  58. Stelle L, Megill WM (1999) Feeding ecology of southern resident grey whales. Poster presented to the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui HI, November 1999.
  59. Megill WM, Gosline JM, Blake RW (1998) Tuning a jellyfish. Non-linear stress-strain behaviour allows a tunable resonance. Presentation to the Annual General Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology, York UK, April 1998.
  60. Megill WM, Gosline JM, Blake RW (1996) Swimming biomechanics of jellyfish: non-linear stress-strain behaviour allows a tunable resonance. Presentation to the Annual General Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology, Seattle WA, August 1996.

Public Talks

  1. Megill WM (2018) The everyday exoskeleton you didn't know you were wearing. Presentation to the 3rd Accessathon, Rhine-Waal University, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany.
  2. Megill WM, Abels C, Chambers LD (2017) Developing an artificial lateral line: Harnessing the distant touch sense of fish for biomimetic robot applications. Presentation to the RWTH Aachen, Nov 2017.
  3. Megill WM, Abels C, Chambers LD (2017) Lateral line sensing: Bringing the distant touch sense of fish to biomimetic robotics. Presentation to the University of Wageningen, May 2017
  4. Megill WM (2015) Swims like a fish - Underwater biomimetics at Rhine Waal University. Presentation to the annual Bocholt Biomimetics Symposium. Westphalian University, Bocholt (Invited).
  5. Megill WM, Chambers LD (2012) The artificial lateral line: A tool for navigating complex flows. Public lecture given to the Western Joint Branch of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. Feb 2012. 
  6. Megill WM (2010) Biomimetics on the race course: Development and deployment of two biomimetic human-powered submarines. Presentation to the RINA-IMarEST Western Joint Branch, Bristol, April 2010.
  7. Megill WM (2005) Explores like a fish: Biomimetic subs for coastal oceanography. Presentation to the Endeavour Society, University of Bangor, Wales. (Invited).

Reports

  1. Megill WM, Dytkowicz M (2015) Tracking beavers in German waters - annual research report. Prepared for Earthwatch Institute, Boston MA.
  2. Megill WM (2013) Surveys for grey whales at Cape Caution and the north and west coasts of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Summer 2012. Report prepared for National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  3. Megill WM, Maud JL, Bachen KD (2011) Surveys for grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, at Cape Caution and Nootka Sound, British Columbia, Summer 2011. Report prepared for National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  4. Megill WM (2011) Surveys for grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, along the Central Coast of British Columbia, Summer 2010. Report prepared for National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  5. Almond W, Allen TA, Wilson C, Hoskin I, Keen NAF, Parramore MD, Sell NP, Rashkov RP, Spillane J, Britton C, Christidis E, Stevenson T, Megill WM (2011) SeaBomb and Minerva. Design report for the 11th International Submarine Races, Washington DC, June 2011.
  6. Burnham RE, Megill WM (2010) Surveys for grey whales along the Central Coast of British Columbia and the north and west coasts of Vancouver Island during the summer of 2009. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  7. Burnham RE, Megill WM, Maud JL (2010) Grey whales return to the Central Coast of British Columbia in summer 2008 after a three-year absence. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  8. Burnham RE, Megill WM, Senko J, Mancini A (2010) Baja's black turtles - 2009 field report. Prepared for Earthwatch Institute, Maynard MA.
  9. Megill WM, Burnham RE, Stelle LL, Duffus DA (2010) Grey whales of British Columbia - 2009 field report. Prepared for Earthwatch Institute, Maynard, MA.
  10. Hollyman L, Bishop G, Pickering M, Tommony J, Perrin R, McCoach I, Megill WM (2009) Design & construction of the 2009 BURST human-powered submarine Sulis. Design report for the 10th International Submarine Races, Washington DC, June 2009.
  11. Megill WM, Koch V, Templeton RP, Mancini A, Lewis AJ, Burnham RE, Mayoral R (2009) Preliminary report on black sea turtle research activities undertaken by the UABCS/UBath/Earhtwatch team at Laguna San Ignacio, BCS, Mexico, in June 2009. Report prepared for the Laguna San Ignacio Ecosystem Science Project. http://www.sanignacioecosystem.org.
  12. Megill WM, Maud JL (2008) An anomolous near-absence of grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, on the Central Coast of British Columbia and North Coast of Vancouver Island, summer 2007. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA.
  13. Senko J, Koch V, Megill WM (2008) Habitat use of black turtles (Chelonia mydas) in San Ignacio Lagoon, Mexico. Report prepared for the Laguna San Ignacio Wetlands Ecosystem Science Project.http://www.sanignacioecosystem.org/x2/file/c7e1249ffc03eb9ded908c236bd19....
  14. Collins KM, Brassington H, Ferris M, Middleton J, Williamson BJ, Yao J, Dolan SC, Megill WM (2008) Hawthorne 2.0 - the BURST 2008 SAUC-E entry. Report for the 2008 SAUC-E competition sponsored by DSTL, the UK MoD, and the French DGA. Brest, France, July 2008.
  15. Park AR, Templeton RP, Wardle J, Eeles T, Smith RJ, Megill WM (2007) The Sea-Bomb: a biomimetic single-seat flooded submarine using pitching, counter-heaving foils. Report for the 9th International Submarine Races, Bethesda, MD, June 2007.
  16. Sykes B, Hall DI, Collins KM, Williamson BJ, Brindlinger G, Hogg K, Riggs PR, Megill WM (2007) Hawthorne - The second BURST AUV. Report for the 2007 SAUC-E competition sponsored by DSTL and UK Ministry of Defence.
  17. Megill WM, Lewis AJ (2007) Surveys for grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, on the Central Coast of British Columbia and the north coast of Vancouver Island, Summer 2006. Report prepared for NMFS, Seattle.
  18. Kurth S, Megill WM, Yasué M (2007) Preliminary report on the epibenthic and benthic environment of San Ignacio Lagoon, BCS, Mexico. Report prepared for the Laguna San Ignacio Wetlands Ecosystem Science Project. http://www.sanignacioecosystem.org/content/1/2/5.html
  19. Collins KM, Brindlinger G, Coxon AL, Klimaytys GM, Pattinson CP, Riggs PR, Wallis CL, Waterhouse GS, Megill WM (2006) Bathymysis – The BURST AUV. Report for the 2006 SAUC-E competition sponsored by DSTL and the UK Ministry of Defence.
  20. Wladichuk JL, Megill WM, Kurth S (2006) Grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, near Cape Caution, British Columbia, during the summer of 2005. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle WA.
  21. Megill WM, Kurth S, Graham-Kordich K (2006) Preliminary report on research activities in Laguna San Ignacio, BCS, Mexico, Winter 2006. Prepared for UABCS (La Paz, BCS, Mexico) and SEMARNAT (Guerrero Negro, BCS, Mexico).
  22. Megill WM, Kurth S, Wladichuk JL (2006) Report on cetacean research activities at Cape Caution, British Columbia, summer 2004. Prepared for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Vancouver.
  23. Megill WM, Kurth S, Wladichuk J, Graham-Kordich K (2006) A catalogue of gray whales in Laguna San Ignacio, BCS, Mexico, 2001-2006. Frome, UK: Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation.
  24. Megill WM, Wladichuk JL, Kurth S (2006) Grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, near Cape Caution, British Columbia, during the summer of 2005. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle WA.
  25. Megill WM, Wladichuk JL, Kurth S, Randall DA (2006) A catalogue of gray whales on the Central Coast of British Columbia, 1994-2006. Frome, UK: Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation.
  26. Megill WM, Stelle LL, Woodward B, Winn J (2003) Surveys for gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, near Cape Caution, British Columbia, Summer 2003. Report prepared for the National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle WA 
  27. Megill WM, Scott-Ashe JE, Witherly NE, Meissner A (2003) Surveys for grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, along the Central and North Coasts of British Columbia, Summer 2002. Report prepared for the National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle. 
  28. Scott-Ashe JE, Megill WM (2003) A catalogue of humpback whales from the southern central coast of British Columbia. Port Hardy, BC: Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation.
  29. Megill WM, Stelle LL, Woodward B, Winn J (2003) Surveys for grey whales, Eschrichtius robustus, near Cape Caution, BC, Summer 2003. Report to NMFS, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle.
  30. Calambokidis J, Gosho M, Gearin P, Darling JD, Megill W, Heath M, Goley D, Gisborne B (2002) Gray whale photographic identification in 2001: Collaborative research in the Pacific Northwest. Report submitted to National Marine Fisheries Service, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle WA
  31. Heath M, Megill WM (2002) Surveys for grey whales along the Central Coast of British Columbia, Summer 2001. Report to NMFS, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle, WA
  32. Megill WM, Stelle LL, Muise J (2001) Grey whales of British Columbia: 2000 field report. Report prepared for the Center for Field Studies at Earthwatch, Maynard, MA
  33. Calambokidis J, Darling JD, Deecke V, Gearin P, Gosho M, Megill WM, Tombach CM, Goley D, Toropova C, Gisborne B (2000) Range and movements of seasonal resident gray whales from California to southeast Alaska. Report submitted to National Marine Fisheries Service, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle WA.
  34. Lamb E, Dolmat Y, Holloway J, Shankel C, Megill WM (2000) Report of the 1999 CERF survey of coastal biodiversity on the central coast of British Columbia. Report submitted to Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Oceans Directorate, Vancouver BC.
  35. Megill WM, Randall D (2000) A CD-ROM catalogue of the grey whales observed on the Central Coast of British Columbia, 1994-2000. Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation, Vancouver BC.
  36. Megill WM, Leblanc D, Lamb E (1999) Preliminary observations of the biodiversity of Addenbroke Island. Report submitted to the Canadian Coast Guard, August 1999.
  37. Todgham A, Boulding E, Megill WM (1997) Wave exposure effects on the density, habitat selection and size distribution of intertidal limpets species of the Pacific coast of British Columbia. Megill WM (ed.) Annual Scientific Report of the Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation. 1997.
  38. Megill WM (1996) Observations of Polyorchis penicillatus in Queen Charlotte Strait, BC, summer 1995 Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation, Vancouver BC. Internet: http://cerf.bc.ca/megill/jfish/polyorchis_qcs.html.