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Alumni

Name Former Position/Degree Adviser(s) Graduated Current Status
Alexander Broad PhD Brenna Argall 2019

Boston Dynamics

 

Siddarth Jain PhD Brenna Argall 2019

MERL

 

Anne En-Tzu Yang PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2018 Postdoc at Sorbonne Université (ISIR)
Hayley Belli PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2017 Postdoc in Biostatistics at NYU
Matthew Elwin PhD Kevin M. Lynch, Randy Freeman 2017 N/A
Anastasia Mavrommati PhD Todd Murphey 2017 Schlumberger Doll Research Center
Michael Salvato N/A Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2017 Graduate student at Stanford University
Craig Shultz PhD J. Edward Colgate 2017 Engineer at Tanvas
Emmanouil Tzorakoleftherakis PhD Todd Murphey 2017 Mathworks
Gerardo De La torre Postdoc Todd Murphey 2016 Northrop Grumman
Sandra Fang Masters Malcolm A. MacIver, Michael Peshkin 2016 Optical Engineer, Adsys Controls Inc
Matthew Graff PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2016 Exponent
Lucie Huet PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2016 Apple
Pravin Kumarappan Masters Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2016 Employee at Vantiv
Joe Mullenbach PhD J. Edward Colgate,Michael Peshkin 2016 Senior Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager at Tanvas
Allie Salomon Undergraduate Malcolm A. MacIver 2016 Mechanical Engineer at Fresenius Kabi
Alex Ansari PhD Todd Murphey 2015 Postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University
Yang Bai PhD Malcolm A. MacIver,Michael Peshkin 2015 Applied Researcher at eBay
Kathrin Flaßkamp Postdoc Todd Murphey 2015 Postdoc in Optimization and Optimal Group, U of Bremen
Yang Gao Masters J. Edward Colgate,Michael Peshkin 2015 Tesla Motors
Yu-Wei Liao PhD Kevin M. Lynch 2015 Robotics and Algorithm Engineer, Intel Corporation
David Meyer PhD J. Edward Colgate,Michael Peshkin 2015 Senior Haptic Architect at Tanvas
Lauren Miller PhD Todd Murphey 2015 Senior Software Engineer at Marble
Izaak Neveln PhD Malcolm A. MacIver 2015 Postdoc at Georgia Tech
Ben Richardson Masters J. Edward Colgate,Michael Peshkin 2015 Engineer at Epic Systems Corporation
Andrew Wilson PhD Todd Murphey 2015 Robotics and Control Engineer at Intuitive Sugical
Aliza Abraham Undergraduate Malcolm A. MacIver 2014 Graduate student, MIT
Adam Barber Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2014 Application Support Engineer, Mathworks
Gus Domel Undergraduate J. Edward Colgate 2014 PhD Student, Harvard University
Jennifer Hobbs PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2014 Senior Data Scientist at STATS
Steven Manuel PhD J. Edward Colgate,Michael Peshkin 2014 Senior Mechanical Engineer at AREVO Inc
Bradley Patterson PhD Malcolm A. MacIver 2014 N/A
Scott Schaper Undergraduate Malcolm A. MacIver 2014 Manufacturing Engineer at Deublin Company
Eric Schearer PhD Kevin M. Lynch 2014 Faculty, Cleveland State University
Jarvis Schultz PhD Todd Murphey 2014 Northwestern Univ., Assoc. Director of MS in Robotics
Vlad Seghete PhD Todd Murphey 2014 Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics
Michael Wiertlewski Postdoc J. Edward Colgate 2014 CNRS Researcher, Institute Etienne-Jules Marey
Zishuo Bai Masters Michael Peshkin 2013 Project Engineer, Illinois Tool Works
Rahul Bale PhD Malcolm A. MacIver 2013 Postdoc at Northwestern University
Tim Caldwell PhD Todd Murphey 2013 Self-Driving Car Software Engineer at Zoox Inc.
Julian Corona Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2013 Powertrain R&D at Ford Motor Company
Lien Hoffmann Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2013 Mechanical Engineer at iRobot
Ann Kim Undergraduate Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2013 N/A
Justin Panhans Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2013 N/A
Tommaso Proietti Visiting Scholar Kevin M. Lynch 2013 PhD Candidate in Robotics Engr., UPMC - Sorbonne Univ.
Ji-Chul Ryu Postdoc Kevin M. Lynch 2013 Asst. Professor, Northern Illinois University
Chris Schroeder PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2013 Interface Engineer at Epic
Patrick Shanley Masters Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2013 Director of Quality Mgmt. at Advanced Cooling Therapy
Yiming Shi Masters Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2013 N/A
Yonatan Silverman Masters Malcolm A. MacIver 2013 Nuclear Power Division at Sargent & Lundy
James Snyder PhD Malcolm A. MacIver 2013 Senior Engineer at Global Satellite Engineering
Wenzeng Zhang Visiting Scholar Kevin M. Lynch 2013 Associate Professor at Tsinghua University
Elliot Johnson PhD Todd Murphey, Michael Peshkin 2012 Research Engineer, Southwest Research Institute
Andrew Kessler Undergraduate Kevin M. Lynch 2012 Lead Embedded Engineer at EaglePicher Technologies LLC,
Yoke Peng Leong Masters Todd Murphey 2012 MathWorks
Mark Locascio PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2012 Project Engineer, DMC Inc.
Yan Man Masters Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2012 Co-founder MeterGenius
David Pekarek Postdoc Todd Murphey 2012 Data Tactics
Samhitha Poonacha Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2012 Control Systems Engineer at GE Global Research
Brian Quist PhD Mitra J. Z. Hartmann 2012 Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group
Elliott Rouse PhD N/A 2012 Asst. Prof. at Michigan
Benjamin Tovar Postdoc Todd Murphey 2012 Research Software Engineer at Univ. of Notre Dame
Tom Vose PhD Kevin M. Lynch 2012 MathWorks
Dan Johnson Masters 2011 Mechanical Engineer at Worrell, Inc.
Andy Long Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2011 Data Scientist at Fresenius Medical Care North America
Fabio Morbidi Postdoc N/A 2011 Faculty, Université de Picardie Jules Verne
Matt Travers PhD Todd Murphey 2011 Project Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University
Jake Ware Masters N/A 2011 Robotics Software Engineer, Robust Robotics Group, MIT
Georg Baetz Visiting Scholar Kevin M. Lynch 2010 N/A
Jason Cerundolo Masters N/A 2010 Senior Hardware Engineer at Synaptics
Oscar M. Curet PhD N/A 2010 Faculty, Florida Atlantic University
Philip Dames Undergraduate Kevin M. Lynch 2010 Asst. Prof. at Temple University
Jon Haack Masters N/A 2010 N/A
Nick Marchuk Masters Michael Peshkin 2010 Senior Lecturer, Northwestern University
Fabio Ruggiero Visiting Scholar Kevin M. Lynch 2010 Postdoc at University of Naples Federico II
Mary Wu Masters N/A 2010 Research Engineer at Northwestern University
Gabriel Augirre-Ollinger PhD N/A 2009 Researcher, University of Technology, Sydney
Erik Chubb Masters N/A 2009 Controls and Systems Engineering at Makani Power
Keehoon Kim Postdoc N/A 2009 Senior Research Scientist, Korea Inst Science & Tech
James Sulzer PhD N/A 2009 Faculty, University of Texas at Austin
Matt Turpin Undergraduate N/A 2009 PhD student, University of Pennsylvania
Mike Hwang Masters N/A 2008 SpaceX
Evren Samur Visiting Scholar N/A 2008 Faculty, Boğaziçi University
Mario Schirru Visiting Scholar Michael Peshkin 2008 Investment Manager at Capital Stage AG
Anup Shirgaonkar Postdoc N/A 2008 Strategist at NRG Energy
David Weir PhD N/A 2008 Sr. Systems Analysis Engineer, Intuitive Surgical
Laura Winfield Masters N/A 2008 Priority Designs Inc.
Peng Yang PhD Kevin M. Lynch 2008 Senior Analyst at China Investment Corporation
Laura Alexander Masters N/A 2007 Engineer at Priority Designs
Vikram Chib PhD N/A 2007 Asst. Professor, Johns Hopkins
Brian DeJong PhD N/A 2007 Faculty, Central Michigan University
Aaron Ferber Masters N/A 2007 Senior Project Leader at IDEO
Kyle Reed PhD Michael Peshkin 2007 Faculty, University of South Florida
Adolfo Rodriguez Visiting Scholar N/A 2007 Senior Robotics Engineer at PAL Robotics
James Solberg PhD Malcolm A. MacIver 2007 HDT Robotics, Evanston
Matt Tanke Undergraduate N/A 2007 Intellectual Property Atty., Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman
Luke van Adrichem Visiting Scholar N/A 2007 Engineering Manager at Temporary Works Design
Tom Worsnopp Masters N/A 2007 Festo
Jay Bernheisel PhD N/A 2006 Assoc. Professor, Union University
Alex Birdwell Masters N/A 2006 Asst. Prof. of Instruction at Northwestern
Matthieu Chardon Masters N/A 2006 BME PhD Candidate, Northwestern University
Michael Epstein PhD N/A 2006 N/A
Eviatar Frankel Undergraduate N/A 2006 Consultant at The Chartis Group
John Glassmire Masters J. Edward Colgate 2006 Senior Engineer at HOMER Energy
Jason Kozmic Masters N/A 2006 Sr. Mech. Engineer, Chemring Energetic Devices
Peng Pan PhD N/A 2006 Software Engineer at ADM Investor Services
Tanya Schlusser PhD N/A 2006 Senior Consultant, Clarity Solution Group
Ben Stephens Undergraduate Kevin M. Lynch 2006 Boston Dynamics/Google
Mike Taylor N/A N/A 2006 Product Support at Caterpillar Trimble Joint Venture
Eric Faulring PhD N/A 2005 HDT Robotics, Evanston
Erick Haro Masters N/A 2005 N/A
Dave Choi Undergraduate N/A 2004 N/A
Prasun Choudhury PhD Kevin M. Lynch 2004 R&D Engineer at Apple
Ade Gordon Masters J. Edward Colgate 2004 Support Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Jim Lipsey N/A N/A 2004 Engineer, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Josh Mehling Masters N/A 2004 Robotics Engineer at NASA
Mark Salada PhD J. Edward Colgate 2004 Systems Analyst, Intuitive Surgical
Dodge Daverman N/A N/A 2003 Robotics Institute at CMU
Fabien Defays N/A N/A 2003 U. of Liege, Belgium
Thomas Gengenbach N/A N/A 2003 Peace Corps
David Hannon Undergraduate N/A 2003 N/A
Intan Suraya Hashim N/A N/A 2003 N/A
Songho Kim PhD N/A 2003 Raytheon
Cassandra Bailey N/A N/A 2002 Hamilton Sundstrand
Andrik Cardenas Undergraduate N/A 2002 Ford Motors
Seth Gazes Undergraduate Kevin M. Lynch 2002 Deloitte Consulting - Life Sciences and Healthcare
Meg Lee Undergraduate N/A 2002 WDHB Consulting Group
Jeff Lutsey Undergraduate N/A 2002 Stanford
Charu Makkar Visiting Scholar N/A 2002 N/A
Chris Moskaties N/A N/A 2002 N/A
Boy Eng Seng N/A N/A 2002 University of Singapore
Kerry Shiels Undergraduate N/A 2002 N/A
Stanley Tsao Undergraduate N/A 2002 PhD Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University
Mike Brokowski Masters Michael Peshkin 2001 N/A
Traveler Hauptman Masters J. Edward Colgate 2001 Founder and Principal Engineer at MechAdept
William Hoffmann Undergraduate N/A 2001 N/A
Dan Kluk Undergraduate N/A 2001 Moog, Space Products
Carl Moore PhD N/A 2001 Faculty, Florida State College of Engineering
Tanya Tickel N/A N/A 2001 Gas Technology Institute
Ryan Wiechens Undergraduate N/A 2001 MIT/Lincoln Laboratory
Marcelo Yambay Masters N/A 2001 Fiat
Michelle Anderson N/A N/A 2000 Northrop Grumman Corporation
Caizhen Liu Masters Kevin M. Lynch 2000 General Atomics
Brian Miller PhD J. Edward Colgate 2000 Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Arvind Narayan Masters N/A 2000 N/A
Bernie Reger PhD N/A 2000 Software Lead for the U.S. Dept. of Defense
Allan Sorensen Visiting Scholar N/A 2000 Methodica Capital
Etienne Burdet Postdoc J. Edward Colgate 1999 Professor in Human Robotics, Imperial College London
Donald Cantrell Masters N/A 1999 Motorola
Brent Gillespie Postdoc N/A 1999 Faculty, University of Michigan
Andy Lorenz Masters N/A 1999 Systems Engineer at Johnson Welded Products
Mike Northrop Masters Kevin M. Lynch 1999 Agilent Technologies
Harry Pearce Masters N/A 1999 GM
Amadou Sanankoua Undergraduate N/A 1999 Boston Consulting Group
Witaya Wannasuphoprasit PhD N/A 1999 Asst. Prof, Chulalongkorn U
Craig Black Masters Kevin M. Lynch 1998 Pensar Development, Seattle WA
Mike Brown PhD N/A 1998 Senior Project Engineer, Vision at Intuitive Surgical
Alexander Klein N/A N/A 1998 N/A
Jon Lea PhD N/A 1998 Advanced Tech & Clinical Research Mgr, GE Healthcare
Aaron Mills Masters Michael Peshkin 1998 Active Safety & Driver Assist Tech. Specialist, Ford
Gregory Bachman Masters N/A 1997 N/A
Chris Kapuscinski Masters N/A 1997 N/A
Mike Stanley PhD J. Edward Colgate 1997 Swiss Precision Machining
Matt Arcy Masters N/A 1996 Chevron Energy Tech Co.
David Burns Masters N/A 1996 N/A
Julio Santos-Munne Masters N/A 1996 HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc.
Jui-Chang Tsai PhD J. Edward Colgate 1996 Northern Illinois University
Jeff Wiegley N/A N/A 1996 Asst. Professor, Cal State
Gavin Bell Undergraduate N/A 1995 Z-Kat
Ken Grace PhD N/A 1995 Oak Ridge Labs
Paul Millman PhD N/A 1995 VP, Product Development at Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Beeling Chang Masters J. Edward Colgate 1994 N/A
Mackay Okure PhD Michael Peshkin 1994 Makerere U, Kampala
Gerd Schenkel N/A J. Edward Colgate 1994 National Australia Bank
Ambarish Goswami PhD N/A 1993 Principal Scientist at Honda Research Institute USA
Kirsten Laurin-Kovitz Masters J. Edward Colgate 1993 Argonne National Laboratory
Arthur Quaid Undergraduate Michael Peshkin 1993 MAKO Surgical Corp
Ashmedh Sabharwal Undergraduate N/A 1993 N/A
Dane Watkins Undergraduate N/A 1993 Creative Dane Industries
Keith Anderson Masters J. Edward Colgate 1992 N/A
Ed Kuyper Masters J. Edward Colgate 1992 Intel
Hirofumi Matsumoto PhD N/A 1992 Nippon Mektron, Ltd.
Shelly Petronis Masters N/A 1991 Orthopedic Innovation
Joe Schimmels PhD N/A 1991 Faculty, Marquette University
Matt Green Postdoc Malcolm A. MacIver N/A N/A
Yan Yu N/A Mitra J. Z. Hartmann N/A N/A
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