People

Director

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Professor, BME Distinguished Faculty Fellow

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Director – RoboMed Laboratory

313 Ferst Drive, Suite 3112
Atlanta, GA 30332

Phone: 404-385-5381
Fax: TBA
Email: jaydev@gatech.edu


Post-doctoral Members


Nahian Rahman linkedin

Ph.D. -Advanced Robotics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova (2018)
M.S. – Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, South Korea (2014)
B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka (2009)

Research interests: Robotics, Control, Dexterous Manipulation, Medical Robot

Contact: nahian.rahman@bme.gatech.edu


Seokhwan Jeong

Ph.D. – Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Aug. 2018)
M.S. – Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Feb. 2015)
B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea (Feb. 2013)

Research interests: Robotics, actuation mechanism & design, robotic hand, sensor design

Contact: seokhwan.jeong@bme.gatech.edu


Graduate Students


junshengJun Sheng linkedinpdf

Ph.D. – Robotics (Expected July 2019)
M.S. – Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (July 2013)
B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (July 2011)

Research Interests: Surgical robots, smart actuation and sensing, medical devices

Contactjunsheng@gatech.edu


KihanKihan Park

Ph.D. – Robotics (in progress)
M.S. – Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Aug. 2011)
B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Aug. 2009)

Research Interests: Medical robotics

Contactkihan@gatech.edu

 


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Yash Chetan Chitalia

Ph.D. – Robotics (in progress)
M.S. – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (June 2013)
B.S. – Electrical Engineering, Mumbai University,  India (June 2011)

Research Interests: Medical Robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics, etc.

Contactyashc@gatech.edu


Phillip Tran

Ph.D. – Bioengineering (in progress)
B.S. – Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park (May 2017)

Research Interests: Medical Robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics, Deep Learning, etc.

Contact: ptran49@gatech.edu

 


Undergraduate Students


Ankita Verma

B.S. – Biomedical Engineering (in progress)

 

 

 


Ji Bok

B.S. – Computer Science (in progress)

2018 Petit Undergraduate Research Scholar

Research Interests: Rehabilitation Robotics (Neurally Controlled Prosthetics), Medical Robotics

                                               Contact: jibok@gatech.edu

 


Prior Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Visiting Faculty

Shing Shin Cheng (Ph.D. 2018) – Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong.

Xuefeng Wang (Post-Doc: 2017 – 2018) –  Assistant Professor at University of Alabama,  Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.

Chad Kessens (Ph.D. 2018) – U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD, USA.

Hardik J. Pandya (Post-Doc: 2012-Jan 2016) –  Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India. (Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA)

Yeongjin Kim (Post-Doc: 2013-2016) – Assistant Professor at Incheon National University, Incheon, South Korea

Dennis Nesline (M.S. 2015)

Wenxue Zhao (M.S. 2015) – Tesla Motors

Carolyn Adkins (M.S. 2014) – Naval Officer, USN.

Elif Ayvali (Ph.D. 2014) – Post-Doc at CMU with Howie Choset

Uhn Jun Na (Visiting Faculty 2013-2014) – Associate Professor at Kyungnam University, Changwon, South Korea

Rajarshi Roy (Ph.D. 2013) – Postdoc at ARMA lab.

Bo Yang (Ph.D. 2013) –  IMRIS.

Mingyen Ho (Ph.D. 2013) – IMRIS.

Kevin Lister (Ph.D. 2012) – Corvid Technologies.

Zhan Gao (Post-Doc: 2007-2010)

U-Xuan Calvin Tan (Post-Doc: 2009-2011) – Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore.

Anand Pillarisetti (Ph.D. 2008) – Sensata Technologies.

Gregory Tholey (Ph.D. 2007) – Ocean Power Technologies.

Teeranoot Chanthasopeephan (Ph.D. 2006) – Assistant Professor, Deputy Director – Advanced Technology Center for Manufacturing Institute of FIeld roBOtics (FIBO), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand.

Tie Hu (Ph.D. 2006) – Olympus Surgical Technologies America.

Christopher Kennedy (Ph.D. 2004) – University of Pennsylvania Perelman Center for Advanced MedicineDepartment of Radiation Oncology.


Prior Undergraduate Students

 

Ahmed Siddiqui

Chungho Patrick Woo

Danielle Khoo (Fall 2013)

Zack Brandes (2013-2014)