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Faculty

He (Helen) Huang, Ph. D., FAIMBE, FIEEE [CV]

Jackson Family Distinguished Professor, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Director, Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR)

Ming Liu, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

 

I-Chieh (EJ) Lee, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Research Fellows

Varun Nalam, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Arizona State University

Woolim Hong, Ph.D.

NIDILRR ARRT Fellow, Co-mentor with Dr. Jing Feng

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Texas A&M University

Joshua Tacca, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

University of Colorado, Boulder

Graduate Students

Abbas Alili 

Ph.D. Student
NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering

Amirreza Naseri

Ph.D. Student
NC State/UNC Biomedical Engineering

Brendan Driscoll

Ph.D. Student
NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering

Austin Mituniewicz

NSF Fellow; Ph.D. Student
NC State/UNC Biomedical Engineering

John Patterson

Ph.D. Student
NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering

Soe Lin Paing

Ph.D. Student

NC State Mechanical Engineering

Current Undergraduate Students

Madeline Dudley

UNC/NC State BME

Project: Advancing Seamless User-Prosthesis Integration By Improving the Robot-to-Human Transparency.

Dezmun Roper-Bryant

NC State ECE

Project: Assisting Upper Limb Prosthesis with a Computer Vision System for Material Detection

Sydney Schwartz

UNC/NC State BME

Project: Shared Control of Robotic Prosthetic Ankle

Samuel Duncan

UNC/NC State BME

Project:  Effects of a Mediolaterally Active Hip Exoskeleton on Hip Moment at Increased Step Widths

Alumni

Wentao Liu, Ph.D.
Joseph Berman, Ph.D. (Former NIH F31 fellow)
Noah Rubin, Ph.D. (Staff Scientist, NIH)
Qiang Zhang, Ph.D. (Assistant Prof., University of Alabama)
Aaron Fleming, Ph.D. (Former NIH F31 fellow; Post-doc at Duke University)
Robert Hinson, Ph.D. (UNC M.D./Ph.D. Program to complete MD training)
Minhan Li, Ph.D. (Research Engineer, Argo AI)
Bretta Fylstra, Ph.D., (Former NSF GRFP fellow, Post-doc, Hanger Clinic)
Xikai Tu, Ph.D. (Professor, Wuhan Institute of Technology, China)
Boxuan Zhong, Ph.D. (Research Scientist, Facebook/Meta)
Lizhi Pan, Ph.D. (Associate professor, Tianjin University, China)
Yue Wen, Ph.D. (Post-doc, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab; Current Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida)
Andrea Brandt, Ph.D. (Editor, American Journal Experts)
Stephanie Huang, Ph.D. (Research Engineer, Apple Inc.)
Ting Zhang, Ph.D. (Professor, SooChow University, China)
Wen Wu, Ph.D. (Post-doc, the University of Melbourne)
Fan Zhang, Ph.D. (Post-doc, Kesseler Foundation)
Dustin Crouch, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Jun Liu, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Wuhan Institute of Technology, China)
Alex Boatwright, M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Peter Bohlen, M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Ding Wang, M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Ashling Lupiani, M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Sameer Upadhye, M.S., Mechanical Engineering
Fiona Popp, M.S., Electrical Engineering (Dephy, Inc., Boston)
Chinmay Shah, M.S., Mechanical Engineering (DEKA Inc)
Jeff Olander, Ph.D. (Assistant Technical Supervisor, UNC at Chapel Hill)
Vikas Shetty, M.S., Mechanical Engineering

Former Undergraduate Students

(Most of our undergraduate students’ research was (is) supported by NSF REU, Abram Scholar, NC State Undergraduate Research Award, NAE Grant Challenge Scholarship)

Minh Tran (MAE), Vibhavari Vempala, Thomas Doman, Charles Humphries, Kellie Chieu, Ashley Perry, Davis Clairborne, Abby Thomas, Alyssa Cox, Shane King, Chrisopher Mehling, Benjamin Kantner, Shahryar Rashid, Caroline Li, Daniel Zurlo, Brian Kim, Nicholas Witham, Andrew Harmody, Victoria Ou, Ben Long, Ziwei Liu (ECE); Samuel Fox; Davis Ottesen; James Runda; Coral Austin; Semuel Sites; Luke Tucker; Jake Skigen; Anthony Kyu; Joshua Peck, Madeline Dudley, Albert Choi, Glen Brain, Jeff Bercaw, Sahil Sethi, Kaia Spero, Leilani Walker, David Du, Bryson Wicker, Michael Clark, Jack Schierlmann, Ryan Garry, Zhengduan Du, Kaitlynn Whimpenny, Ben Perrin, Marshall Harkrider, Jesse Carr, Yashica Paramkusham, Anthea Spirko (Cornell), Geigh Neill (CS), Nita Prabhu, Sydney Schwartz, Samuel Duncan