Biocentric Robotics IGERT


Robotics Faculty

We welcome Jur van den Berg as our newest robotics faculty member. Jur's hire is in significant part due to obtaining this IGERT.

Jake Abbott, Assistant 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.
Stacy Bamberg, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Education: Ph.D. Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 2004.
Research: bio-instrumentation, gait analysis, aging, rehabilitation engineering, medical therapeutics.
Director, Bioinstrumentation 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.
Stephen A. Mascaro, Assistant 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, Assistant 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, Assistant 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..