Biocentric Robotics IGERT


Robotics Faculty

 

Jake Abbott, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2005.
Research: wireless magnetic biomedical microrobots, robotic assistance for cochlear implants, teleoperation of novel systems.
Director, Telerobotics Lab.

Thomas C. Henderson, Professor, School of Computing.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin, 1979.
Research: computer vision, mobile robots, smart sensor networks.

John M. Hollerbach, Professor, School of Computing, Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, MIT, 1978.
Research: haptic interfaces, locomotion interfaces, robot calibration and control, medical robotics, human arm movement.

Stephen C. Jacobsen, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Research Professor in School of Computing.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 1973.
Research: robotics, medical imaging, MEMS.
President, Sarcos Inc.

David Johnson, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Computing.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Utah, 2005.
Research: Geometric modeling and application in haptics, computer-aided modeling, robotics, and human-computer interfaces.
Kam K. Leang, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, December 2004.
Research: Dynamic systems and control, autonomous systems and robotics, nanopositioning, electroactive materials, mechatronics
Director, Utah Autonomous Systems Lab
Stephen A. Mascaro, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 2002.
Research: robotics and mechatronics, system dynamics and control, haptics, sensors and actuators, human-machine systems.
Director, Biorobotics Lab.
Sanford G. Meek, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, 1982.
Research: biocontrol systems, robotics.
Mark A. Minor, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2000.
Research: design, modeling, and control of mobile robot systems, e.g., ground based modular systems and underactuated climbing robots.
Director, Robotic Systems Lab.
William R. Provancher, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2003.
Research: haptics, tactile sensing and feedback, climbing robots, meso-scale manufacturing and embedded mechatronics.
Director, Haptics & Embedded Mechatronics Laboratory.

Jur van den Berg, Assistant Professor, School of Computing.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 2007.
Research: Algorithmic robotics, control theory, machine learning, and applied computational geometry.

Ross Whitaker, Professor, School of Computing.
Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of North Carolina, 1993.
Research: image processing, computer vision, pattern recogmintion, and visualization..