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People

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

Winter 2013 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

Anneliese Tunison

Title:
Administrator
Email:
tunison [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:tunison [snail] stanford [period] edu
Phone:
650-723-9233
Address
Building 560, Room 206, 424 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2232

Postdocs

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 Webpage

MS/PhD Students

Andrew Stanley

Project:
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:%20astan [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Andrew's Webpage

Sam Schorr

Project:
Sensory Substitution in Teleoperation
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Email:
sschorr [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20sschorr [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Sam's Webpage

Sean Sketch

Project:
Haptic Augmentation for Neuroprosthetic Devices
Education:
BSE in Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University
Email:
ssketch [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20ssketch [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:%20melisao [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

Kirk Nichols

Project:
Haptic Feedback with Teleoperated 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:
Percutaneous access to the kidney for pediatric patients
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email:
taniakm [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:%20taniakm [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Tania's Webpage

Ann Majewicz

Project:
A Robotic Needle Steering System for Clinical Use
Education:
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 Webpage

Darrel Deo

Project:
Haptics for Neural Prosthetics
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:
Analysis for 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?

Troy Adebar

Project:
Ultrasound Imaging 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

None currently.

Rotators and Undergraduate Researchers

Modeling of brain vasculature for testing robotic catheters (collaborating with Lizmarie Comenencia): Arushi Raghuvanshi <arushi@stanford.edu>

KineSys MedSim haptic medical simulation (collaborating with Andrew Stanley): Kenji Hata <kenjihata@stanford.edu>

Human movement analysis for surgical robotics (collaborating with Ilana Nisky): Yuhang Che <yuhangc@stanford.edu>, Matthew Weber <docrock@stanford.edu>

RAVEN setup (collaborating with Ryder Winck): Clifford Bargar <cbargar@stanford.edu>, Lawrence Kim <lawkim@stanford.edu>, Heather Barnard <hbarnard@stanford.edu>

US-guided needle steering (collaborating with Troy Adebar): Joey Greer <jdgreer@stanford.edu>

Artificial tissue environment for needle steering (collaborating with Ann Majewicz): Kelly Lowen <kellysue@stanford.edu>

Rehab robotics: Margaret Chapman <chapmanm@stanford.edu>, Jee Su Baek <jeesu@stanford.edu>

HAPI Bands (collaborating with Zhan Fan Quek): Jaih Hunter-Hill <jahh15@stanford.edu>

Bioengineering undergraduate honor thesis project: Stephanie Young <sryoung@stanford.edu>

Lab Alumni

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Past Lab Photos

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Lab Jobs

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