Faculty

Check out these Purdue faculty and the exciting work they do in robotics.

Dr. Bedrich Bene

Department: Computer Graphics Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: http://hpcg.purdue.edu/
Research Interests: High Performance Computer Graphics.

 

 

Dr. Brad Duerstock

Department: Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~bsd/
Research Interests: Biological repair of central nervous system damage and overcoming neurologic dysfunction through assistive technology (AT) development and accessible design.

 

 

Dr. Brad Harrigher

Department: School of Engineering Techology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: https://tech.purdue.edu/profile/bcharrig
Research Interests: MFET, Implementation of Manufacturing Systems, Robots, PLCs, Vision, Auto ID, MFET, CAD/CAM/CNC.

 

 

Dr. Byung-Cheol Min

Department: Computer and Information Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~minb/
Research Interests: Human-robot interaction, multi-robot systems, robotic sensor networks, with emphasis in field and service robotics and assistive technology and robotics.

 

 

Dr. C. S. George Lee

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECE/People/profile?resource_id=2910
Research Interests: Robotics, neural fuzzy systems, skills learning.

 

 

Dr. Daniel G. Aliaga

Department: Computer Science (College of Science)
Web-page: https://www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/aliaga
Research Interests: 3D Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Visualization.

 

 

Dr. Daniel Leon-Salas

Department: Computer and Information Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: https://tech.purdue.edu/profile/wleonsal
Research Interests: Hybrid energy-harvesting image sensors..

 

 

Dr. David J. Cappelleri

Department: Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: http://www.multiscalerobotics.org
Research Interests: Multi-scale robotic manipulation and assembly, Mobile micro/nano robotics, Micro-Bio robotics.

 

 

Dr. Elisha Sacks

Department: Computer Science (College of Science)
Web-page: https://www.cs.purdue.edu/people/faculty/eps/
Research Interests: Geometric reasoning in science and engineering.

 

 

Dr. Eugenio Culurciello

Department: Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/BME/People/viewPersonById?resource_id=71333
Research Interests: Analog and mixed-mode integrated circuits with applications to biomedical instrumentation, biological sensors and interfaces, implantable sensors, telemetry sensors, biomimetic sensors; Bio-inspired vision sensory systems.

 

Dr. George T.-C. Chiu

Department: Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/~gchiu
Research Interests: Mechatronics and dynamic systems and control, Digital printing and Imaging systems, Digital fabrications and functional printing, Human motor control, Motion and Vibration perception and control.

 

 

Dr. Haiyan H. Zhang

Department: School of Engineering Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: https://tech.purdue.edu/profile/hhzhang
Research Interests: Modeling and Simplification of Robot Manipulator Dynamics; Digital Hydraulic Valve Design and Analysis; Mechatronics Device Development; Large Flow VFS Development.

 

 

Dr. Johnny Park

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~jpark/
Research Interests: distributed sensor networks, computer graphics, computer vision, and robotics.

 

 

Dr. Juan Wachs

Department: Industrial Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~jpwachs/index.html
Research Interests: Machine vision; Intelligent systems; Human-machine interfaces

 

 

Dr. Julia Taylor

Department: Computer and Information Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~taylo108/
Research Interests: Natural language understanding; Knowledge discovery and representation; Computational recognition of salient information in texts.

 

 

Dr. Justin Seipel

Department: Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://https://engineering.purdue.edu/ME/People/ptProfile?id=58037
Research Interests: Dynamics and control of biological, bioinspired, and human-machine systems; Animal and robot locomotion, legged robots, human locomotion and transportation devices; Human-centered systems.

 

 

Dr. Melba M. Crawford

Department: Civil Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/People/ptProfile?resource_id=12521
Research Interests: pattern recognition, Data fusion techniques for Multisensor problems, Multiresolution methods in image analysis.

 

 

Dr. Rebecca Kramer

Department: Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ME/People/ptProfile?id=84841
Research Interests: Scalable manufacturing: printable processes for liquid/elastomer composites ("soft MEMS"); Soft robotics: soft active materials for actuation, sensing, and power of under-actuated compliant systems; Sensory skins for platforms including wearable computing, injury prevention & rehabilitation, robot control, and data gloves.

 

Dr. Richard Voyles

Department: School of Engineering Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~rvoyles/
Research Interests: Safety, Search and Rescue Robotics; Wireless Control Networks; Reconfigurable Computing; Robotic Systems.

 

Dr. Shimon Y. Nof

Department: Industrial Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/~nof/
Research Interests: Best matching protocol, Collaborative decision networks, Facility sensor networks.

 

 

Dr. Victor Raskin

Department: English Language and Linguistics (College of Liberal Arts)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~vraskin/Raskin.html
Research Interests: Linguistic and semantic theory and their applications, Natural language processing (NLP) and its business applications, Ontology, Computational semantics, World and lexical knowledge acquisition, Humor Theory.

 

 

Dr. Xinyan Deng

Department: Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
Web-page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/~xdeng/index.html
Research Interests: Flight Control, Aerodynamics, Insect Robot, Actuators & Sensors, Robotic Fish.

 

 

Dr. Xiumin Diao

Department: Engineering Technology (Polytechnic Institute)
Web-page: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~diaox/
Research Interests: Robotics, Mechatronic system, robotics technologies for gait rehabilitation, robotics technologies for advanced manufacturing.

 

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