Faculty and Areas of Research

Areas of Research

  • Micro and Nano Electromechanical Structures and Sensors
  • Nanotechnology and materials for Sensors
  • Robotics and Control oriented projects
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Sensors for Medical and Biomedical Applications
  • Optical and Vision Sensors

Program Faculty

  • Paulo Arratia (Mechanical Engineering – Complex Fluids)
  • Danielle Bassett (Bioengineering – Complex Systems and Brain networks)
  • Haim Bau (Mechanical Engineering – Microstructures)
  • Kostas Daniilidis (Computer and Information Science – Tele-immersion, Robotics, Vision)
  • Andre DeHon (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Physical implementation of computation)
  • Eric Detsi (Material Science and Engineering – 3D Nanomaterials)
  • Nader Engheta (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Optics, Polarization Imaging)
  • A.T. (Charlie) Johnson (Physics – Nanostructures)
  • Michelle Johnson (Bioengineering and School of Medicine – Bio-inspired Robot Control)
  • Cherie Kagan (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Nanostructures and Materials)
  • Dan Koditschek (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Dynamical Systems, Robotics)
  • Vijay Kumar (Mechanical Engineering – Robotics)
  • Daeyeon Lee (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering – Polymer films)
  • Jennifer Lukes (Mechanical Engineering – Thermal, fluid, and mass transport phenomena at the nanoscale)
  • Rahul Mangharam (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Wireless Sensor Networks, Medical Devices)
  • Alejandro Ribeiro (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Information and Decision Science, Networks)
  • Jorge J. Santiago-Aviles (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Materials, ultrasound sensors)
  • Camillo J. Taylor (Computer and Information Science – Robotics and Imaging)
  • Jan Van der Spiegel (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Neural nets, microelectronics)
  • Cynthia Sung (Mechanical Engineering – Nanorobots, Robogami)
  • Shu Yang, (Materials Science and Engineering – Nano-technology)
  • Mark Yim (Mechanical Engineering – Modular reconfigurable robots and locomotion, PolyBot)
  • Jay Zemel (Electrical and Systems Engineering – Fluid sensors and MEMS)