Current Members

Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Research Interests: Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) oncology, application of minimally invasive techniques and the effect on patient recovery, role of technology in improving surgical practice
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Director of Graduate Studies for MEMS
Research Interests: Nonlinear dynamics and vibration utilizing analytical, numerical, and experimental techniques, fundamental investigations of applied dynamical systems
Assistant Professor, Associate Medical Director of the Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL), Department of Surgery
Research Interests: Surgical skills education, surgical innovation, biomedical device development
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Research Interests: Clinical and surgical outcomes, overactive bladder (OAB), robotic surgery training curricula and assessment techniques

Researchers

Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Research Interests: Human-automation interaction, multimodal control

Resident Researchers

Resident, Department of Surgery
Research Interests: Surgical education (neuroscience interventions and behavior assessments), cardiothoracic outcomes (STS database and TVT registry)

PhD Students

PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Research Interests: Surgical robotics, robotic-assisted and minimally invasive surgery (RAS/MIS) outcomes, surgical education (objectivity, proficiency classifiers, feature extraction), machine learning, ergonomics, surgical device design, systems optimization, usability testing

Research Coordinator

Surgical Education and Activities Lab (SEAL) Coordinator