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Lab Alumni

Postdocs

Kamran Shamaei

Project:
Multilateral Teleoperation Robotics in Surgical Systems
Education:
PhD, Yale University
MS, ETH Zurich
BS, Iran University of Science and Technology
Email:
shamaei [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:shamaei [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Kamran's Webpage

Ryder Winck

Project:
Model-based Haptic Control for Space Robotics
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering,
MS in Mechanical Engineering,
Georgia Tech
BS in Mechanical Engineering,
BA in Visual Arts,
Rice University

Email:
ryder [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20ryder [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Ryder's Webpage

Ilana Nisky

Project:
Human-in-the-Loop Telepresence Control for Robot-Assisted Surgery
Education:
PhD in Biomedical Engineering,
MSc in Biomedical Engineering,
BSc in Biomedical Engineering,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Email:
nisky [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20nisky [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Ilana's Old Webpage, Ilana's New Webpage

Ali Shahdi

Project:
Model-based Haptic Control for Space Robotics
Education:
PhD in Electrical Engineering,
MSc in Electrical Engineering,
McMaster University
BSc, Electrical Engineering,
Sharif University of Technology

Email:
shahdi [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20shahdi [snail] stanford [period] edu

PhD and MS Students

Andrew Stanley

Project:
Particle Jamming as an Encountered-type Haptic Display for Medical Simulation
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Email:
astan [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:astan [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Andrew's Webpage

Lizmarie Comenencia Ortiz

Project:
Catheter for Robot-Assisted Access to Brain Vasculature
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering,
BS in Biomedical Engineering,
Carnegie Mellon University
Email:
lcomenen [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:lcomenen [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Lizmarie's Webpage

Troy Adebar

Project:
Ultrasound Imaging and Control for Robotic Needle Steering
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
BASc in Mechanical Engineering,
University of British Columbia
Email:
tadebar [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:tadebar [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Troy's Webpage

Kirk Nichols

Project:
Autonomous and Collaborative Palpation for Surgical Robots
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering,
BS in Applied Mathematics,
University of Colorado at Boulder
Email:
nicholsk [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:nicholsk [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Kirk's Webpage

Nick Colonnese

Project:
Accuracy and Stability Impedance-Type Haptic Displays
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
Email:
ncolonnese [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ncolonnese [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Nick's Webpage

Zhan Fan Quek

Project:
Shear Display with Skin Stretch Devices
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Email:
zfquek [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:zfquek [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Zhan Fan's Webpage

Ann Majewicz

Project:
Robotic Needle Steering for Clinical Applications
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MSE in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
BS in Electrical Engineering,
BS in Mechanical Engineering,
University of St. Thomas
Email:
Ann [period] Majewicz [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:Ann [period] Majewicz [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Ann's Old Webpage, Ann's New Webpage

Tricia Gibo

Position:
PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Project:
Rehabilitation Robotics
Email:
gibo [snail] jhu [period] edu -> mailto:gibo [snail] jhu [period] edu
Webpage:
Tricia's Webpage

Michele Rotella

Project:
Device Design for Rehabilitation of Reach in Stroke Patients
Education:
BS in Biomedical Engineering, The College of New Jersey
Email:
mrotella [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20mrotella [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Michele's Webpage

Jim Gwilliam

Position:
Visiting Student, Stanford University
PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Project:
Haptics in Robot-Assisted Surgery
Education:
BS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah
Email:
jim [period] gwilliam [snail] jhu [period] edu -> mailto:jim [period] gwilliam [snail] jhu [period] edu
Webpage:
Jim's Website

Thomas R. Wedlick

Position:
Visiting Student, Stanford University
PhD Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Project:
Needle Steering, Needle and Needle Tissue Interaction Modeling, Robotic Needle Insertion
Education:
MSE in Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, The College of New Jersey
Email:
wedlick [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:wedlick [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Tom's Webpage

Visiting Faculty and Scholars

William Provancher

Project in the CHARM Lab:
Skin stretch for enhancing force feedback (2011-2012)
Position:
Associate Professor, The University of Utah
Email:
wil [snail] mech [period] utah [period] edu -> mailto:wil [snail] mech [period] utah [period] edu
Webpage:
Will's Webpage

Yoshihiro Kuroda

Position:
Assistant Professor, Osaka University
Email:
ykuroda [snail] bpe [period] es [period] osaka-u [period] ac [period] jp -> mailto:ykuroda [snail] bpe [period] es [period] osaka-u [period] ac [period] jp
Webpage:
Yoshi's Webpage

Visiting Students

Mike Domenik Rinderknecht

Position:
PhD Candidate, ETH Zurich
Project:
Rehabilitation Robotics
Email:
mike [period] rinderknecht [snail] hest [period] ethz [period] ch -> mailto:mike [period] rinderknecht [snail] hest [period] ethz [period] ch

Webpage:
Mike's Website

Dana D. Damian

Project in the CHARM Lab:
Tactile Sensing and Display Systems for Prosthetic Applications (2011-2012)
Education:
BSE in Computer Science, Technical University Timisoara, Romania
PhD Candidate, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Current Position:
Postdoc at Harvard Children's Hospital
Email:
damian [snail] ifi [period] uzh [period] ch -> mailto:%20damian [snail] ifi [period] uzh [period] ch
Webpage:
Dana's Webpage

Angelica Ruszkowski

Project:
da Vinci Research Kit
Education:
MASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia (In Progress)
BASc in Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo

Email:
angelicar [snail] ece [period] ubc [period] ca -> mailto:angelicar [snail] ece [period] ubc [period] ca
Webpage:
Angelica's LinkedIn

Undergraduate students

Margaret Koehler (Summer 2012 - Winter 2013)
Dennis Lin (Summer 2012)
Adam Genecov (Summer 2013)
Joshua Siegel (Summer 2013)