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People

Interested in joining the CHARM Lab? Please see this page. We do not currently have any postdoc positions available.

Summer 2014 CHARM Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Allison Okamura

Title:
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Email:
aokamura [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:aokamura [snail] stanford [period] edu
Phone:
650-721-1700
Address
Building 550, Room 107, 416 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-4021
Webpage:
School of Engineering profile
Personal webpage

Staff

Crystal Pennywelll

Title:
Administrator
Email:
crystal [period] pennywell [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:crystal [period] pennywell [snail] stanford [period] edu
Phone:
650-498-9887
Address
Building 560, Room 205, 424 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2232

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

MS/PhD Students

Andrew Stanley

Project:
Particle Jamming as an Encountered-type Haptic Display for Medical Simulation
Education:
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

Sam Schorr

Project:
Skin Stretch Sensory Substitution and Guidance in Teleoperation
Education:
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Email:
sschorr [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:sschorr [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Sam's Webpage

Sean Sketch

Project:
Haptic Augmentation for Enhanced Control of Neuroprosthetic Devices
Education:
BSE in Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University
Email:
ssketch [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ssketch [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Sean's Webpage

Zhan Fan Quek

Project:
Shear Display with Skin Stretch Devices
Education:
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

Melisa Orta

Project:
Haptics for Education
Education:
Coming soon.
Email:
melisao [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:melisao [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

Kirk Nichols

Project:
Autonomous and Collaborative Palpation for Surgical Robots
Education:
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

Tania Morimoto

Project:
Personalized Medical Robots
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email:
taniakm [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:taniakm [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Tania's Webpage

Joey Greer

Project:
Robotic Needle Steering: Needle Localization and Visualization
Education:
BS in Math,
BS in Computer Science,
University of Oregon
Email:
jdgreer [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:jdgreer [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Joey's Webpage

Darrel Deo

Project:
Haptic Augmentation for Enhanced Control of Neuroprosthetic Devices
Education:
BS in Robotics Engineering,
University of California, Santa Cruz
Email:
ddeo [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ddeo [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Darrel's Webpage

Nick Colonnese

Project:
Accuracy and Stability Impedance-Type Haptic Displays
Education:
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

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

Yuhang Che

Project:
Human-Robot Collaboration for Multilateral Teleoperation
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Purdue University
Email:
yuhangc [snail] stanford [period] eduu -> mailto:yuhangc [snail] stanford [period] eduu
Webpage:
Yuhang's Webpage

Troy Adebar

Project:
Ultrasound Imaging and Control for Robotic Needle Steering
Education:
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

Visitors

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

Rotators and Undergraduate Researchers

Haptic Jamming (collaborating with Andrew Stanley): Kenji Hata <kenjihata@stanford.edu>

RAVEN setup and Omni end-effector (collaborating with Ryder Winck and Sam Schorr): Clifford Bargar <cbargar@stanford.edu>, Lawrence Kim <lawkim@stanford.edu>, Iris Yan <irisyan@stanford.edu>, Michael Lin Yang <michael.lin.yang@berkeley.edu>

Needle steering (collaborating with Ann Majewicz, Troy Adebar, and Joey Greer): Kelly Lowen <kellysue@stanford.edu>, Sarah Cabreros <sarahc08@stanford.edu>, Nina Jimenez <ninaj2@stanford.edu>, Caroline Fong <cfong16@stanford.edu>, Sanjay Srinivas <sanjay_srinivas@stanford.edu>

Rehab robotics: Jee Su Baek <jeesu@stanford.edu>

Haptic controls (collaborating with Nick Colonnese): Caroline Abbott <cmabbott@stanford.edu>, Alexa F Siu <alexasiu@gatech.edu>

Educational haptics (Hapkit): Agnes Kaiser <ackaiser3@gmail.com>, Akzl Pultorak <akzl@stanford.edu>, Jeanny Wang <jeanny61@stanford.edu>, Alyssa Lukpat <alyssalukpat@sfhs.com>

Lab Alumni

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Past Lab Photos

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Lab Jobs

  • Lab data storage & backup (Dropbox), MATLAB Server - Yuhang
  • Webmaster, software record management - Joey
  • Equipment/materials, software, and lab clean up - Tania & Troy
  • Projet (3D printer), laser cutter, shop coordinator - Darrel & Troy
  • UV laser cutter - Lizmarie
  • Lab safety coordinator, Building Evacuation Response Team (BERT) member - Sean
  • Meeting/events coordinator - Andrew
  • Robotics seminar coordinator - Kirk
  • Biomechanics student representative - Sean
  • Lab tour/demo coordinator - Sam
  • Outreach coordinator - Melisa & Lizmarie
  • Human subjects - Allison