Meet Our Faculty

  • Pei-Chun Kao, P.T., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Scientific Lead in Robot-Assisted Movement Biomechanics, NERVE Center, UMOVE Center Researcher
    Physical Therapy and Kinesiology

    Gait rehabilitation, biomechanics and neuromuscular control of human walking

  • Joey Mead
    University Professor, Co-Director of Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D
    Plastics Engineering

    Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.
    Professor, Co-Director of HEROES
    Plastics Engineering, HEROES, Fabric Discovery Center, PERC, Nanomanufacturing Center for Excellence, NERVE, RURI, LoCSST,

    Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.

  • Yi-Ning Wu, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Scientific Lead in Physiological Measurement, NERVE Center
    Physical Therapy and Kinesiology, NERVE, HEROES, FDC, SCORE

    Technology-based Neurorehabilitation, Home-based Rehabilitation and Monitoring Technology, Human and Human-Robot Performance.

  • Holly Yanco, Ph.D.
    Professor, Distinguished University Professor, NERVE Center Director
    Computer Science, Robotics

    Robotics, Assistive Technology, Artificial Intelligence

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Affiliated Faculty

Research Assistants

  • Jie Hu, graduate RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Qxiang Tang, graduate RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Susom Dutta, graduata RA, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Cong Du, graduate RA, Electrical and Computer Engineering