CHARM LAB Main/People

People

Interested in joining the CHARM Lab? Please see this page. We are currently seeking a postdoc in haptics.

Winter 2016 CHARM Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Allison Okamura

Title:
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

Elliot Hawkes

Project:
Geckos
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
AB in Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University
Email:
ewhawkes [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ewhawkes [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Elliot's Webpage

Giada Gerboni

Project:
Robotic Needle Steering
Education:
PhD in Biorobotics, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
MS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
BS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
Email:
ggerboni [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ggerboni [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

Heather Culbertson

Project:
Haptic Displays for Ultrasound Guidance
Education:
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
MS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
Email:
hculbert [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:hculbert [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

MS/PhD Students

Cara Welker

Project:
Rehabilitation Robotics
Education:
BSE in Biomedical Engineering,
BSE in Chemical Engineering,
Vanderbilt University
Email:
cgwelker [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:cgwelker [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Cara's Webpage?

Julie Walker

Project:
Control and Analysis of Haptic Systems
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
Email:
juliewalker [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:juliewalker [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Julie's Webpage

Jacob Suchoski

Project:
Tactile Feedback for Virtual Reality Applications
Education:
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
Email:
jsucho [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:jsucho [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

Sean Sketch

Project:
Sensory Augmentation for Post-Stroke Movement Rehabilitation
Education:
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
BSE in Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University
Email:
ssketch [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:ssketch [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Coming Soon.

Cole Simpson

Project:
Rehabilitation Robotics
Education:
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
BA in Music, Emory University
Email:
cssimps [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:cssimps [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Cole'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

Melisa Orta

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

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

Margaret Koehler

Project:
Brain Catheter Control
Education:
BS in Mechanical Engineering,
Stanford University
Email:
mkoehler [snail] stanford [period] edu -> mailto:mkoehler [snail] stanford [period] edu
Webpage:
Margaret'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:
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
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

Yuhang Che

Project:
Human-Robot Collaboration for Multilateral Manipulation
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

Visitors

None currently.

Rotators, Undergraduate Researchers, and High School Interns

Tara Gholami Bavil Olyaee <tgholami@stanford.edu> - TBD

Joey Frederick Campion <jcampion@stanford.edu> - TBD

Zack Hammon <zhammond@stanford.edu> - TBD

Cara Gonzalez Welker <cgwelker@stanford.edu> - Dimensionality of neural control (collaborating with Cole and Sean)

Kenji Hata <kenjihata@stanford.edu>, Robert Carrera <rcarrera@stanford.edu>, Nathan Usevitch <usevitch@stanford.edu>, Rohan Khanna <rokhanna@stanford.edu> - Soft haptic interfaces (collaborating with Andrew and Elliot)

Lingjie (Kimi) Kong <ljkong@stanford.edu> - Exoskeleton robot (collaborating with Sean)

Kristine Chen <kchen7@stanford.edu> - Brain-computer interface with haptics (collaborating with Darrel)

Kirsten Kaplan <kekaplan@stanford.edu> - Multilateral manipulation (collaborating with Kirk)

Tsung-Yuan (Antony) Wu <antonywu@stanford.edu> - Laboratory science using automated robotic lab assistants (collaborating with Kamran)

Gabe Haro <gharo@stanford.edu> - Human-robot collaboration for minimally invasive surgery (mentor: Yuhang)

Michael Raitor <mraitor@stanford.edu> - Haptic feedback for ultrasound guidance (mentor: Julie)

Collaborators

Kara Flavin, M.D. (Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center)

Maarten Lansberg, M.D., Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center)

Mark Cutkosky, Ph.D. (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University)

Jake Abbott, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah)

Tarik Massoud, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center)

Gloria Hwang, M.D. (Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center)

Paul Laeseke, M.D., Ph.D. (Resident Physician, Stanford University Medical Center)

Sean Follmer, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University)

Ken Goldberg, Ph.D. and Pieter Abbeel, Ph.D. (UC Berkeley)

Lab Alumni

Click here for past lab members.

Past Lab Photos

Click here for past lab photos.

Lab Jobs

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