Alumni

Gurpal Bisra

Research Assistant at MENRVA

Topic: Microactuator

Jacob Webb

Research internship at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Website: http://www.jacobwebbdesigns.com

Bubblepreet Randhawa

Post-Doc (part-time) (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Rehab

Jeff Krahn

Post-Doc (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Bionic gripper

PhD Degree (2014) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Xin Yi Yong

Post-Doc (2015) at MENRVA

Topic: Biomed

Personal Website

Mojtaba Komeili

Post-Doc (part-time) (2015) at MENRVA

Topic: Structural Analysis

Sadegh Ahmadi

Post-Doc (part-time) (2015) at MENRVA

Topic: Smart Materials and Structures

Enrico Bovero

Post-Doc (2014) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Kouhyar Tavakolian  

Post-Doc (2013) at MENRVA

Topic: Vibration therapy for coronary blood perfusion

Andras Pattantyus-Abraham

Post-Doc (2013) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Shahrzad Jalali Mazlouman

Post-Doc (2012) at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles for telecom applications

Website: http://ece.ubc.ca/~shahrzad/

Saman Harirchian-Saei

Post-Doc (2012) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Marcin Marzencki 

Post-Doc (2011) at MENRVA and CIBER

Topic: Vibration therapy for coronary blood perfusion

Cormac Sheridan 

Post-Doc (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive Device

Daniel Sameoto 

Post-Doc (2009) at MENRVA

Topic: MEMS

Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Zhen Gang Xiao

PhD Degree (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Mojgan Tavakolan

PhD Degree (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Farzad Khosrow-khavar

PhD Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Vibration therapy for coronary blood perfusion

Ausama Hadi Ahmed Abdualla 

PhD Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Climbing robots

Yasong Li

PhD Degree (2014) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

MASc Degree (2009) at MENRVA

Topic: Climbing robots

Maram Sakr

MASc Degree (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab devices

Han Shen

MEng candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Wearable sensory system for motorized compression bandage

Mona Lisa Delva

MASc Degree (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Rehabilition Technology

Mahan Rahimi

MASc Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Biomedical

Nezam Alavi

MASc Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: TBD

Gautam Sadarangani

MASc Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab devices

BASc thesis (2013) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab devices

Pamela Tannouri

MEng Degree (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Michael Henrey

MASc Degree (2013) at MENRVA

Topic: Climbing robots

Juan Pablo Diaz Tellez                                  

MASc Degree (2013) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Xing Jie Jiang 

MASc Degree (2012) at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Mark Gooyers 

MSc Degree (2012) at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Jeydmer Aristizabal 

MASc Degree (2011) at MENRVA and CIBER

Ben  Chang 

MASc Degree (2011) at MENRVA

Topic: Fluidic actuator

Amirreza Ziai 

MASc Degree (2011) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive Device

Zeeshan Khokhar  

MASc Degree (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive Device

Kambiz Daheshpour

MASc Degree (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Dielectric elastomers

Doris Liu  

MEng Degree (2010) at  MENRVA

Topic: Climbing system

Manouchehr Mani  

MSc Degree (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Campaniform Sensilla

Maryam Soleimani  

MSc Degree (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial muscles

Anterpal Singh Sandhu

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: MRI-compatible technology

Kelvin Chu

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2017) at MENRVA

Topic: Biorobotics

Brian Lew  

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Him Wai Ng

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Prosthesis control

Jeetinder Ghataurah

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2016) at MENRVA

Topic: Prosthesis control

Anita Kadkhodayan 

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2015) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Thomas Plywaczewski

BASc Thesis (2014) at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion and free-flying robots

Ritik Looned

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2014) at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Henry Chan

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2012) at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Allison Chew 

BASc thesis (Honors program) (2011) at MENRVA

Topic: Fluidic actuators

John Berring

 BASc thesis (Honors program) (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Micro-fluidics and optics

Simran Sarai

BASc thesis (2010) at MENRVA

Topic: Climbing robots

Wei Kuang

Visiting Professor  

Home Institution:  Qilu University of Technology

Topic: Functional Polymers

Diego Ferigo

Visiting MASc Student (2016)

Home Institution: University of Udine, Italy

Topic: Prosthesis Control

Sajjad Mohamadzadeh

Visiting PhD Student (2016)

Home Institution: University of Birjand, Iran

Topic: Human Body In Motion

Andrea Rinaldi

Visiting PhD Student (2014)

Home Institution: University of Rome, Italy

Topic: Adhesion

Annika Schmidt

Visiting BASc Student (2014)

Home Institution: University of Bremen, Germany

Topic: Adhesion

Livia Savioli

Visiting PhD Student (2014)

Home Institution: University of Padua, Italy

Topic: Robotics/Adhesion

Stefano Zampierin

Visiting MASc Student (2013)

Home Institution: University of Padua, Italy

Topic: Exoskeleton

Damien Vieyres

Visiting Mechanical Engineering Student (2013)

Home Institution:  ICAM, Toulouse, France

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Francesco Fabbro

Visiting MASc Student (2013)

Home Institution: University of Pordenone, Italy

Topic: EAP

Francesco Rossi

Visiting MASc Student (2013)

Home Institution: University Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Topic: Exoskeleton

Andrea Camacho

Visiting MASc Student (2012)

Home Institution:  University of Udine, Italy

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Alberto Barbazza

Visiting MASc Student (2012)

Home Institution: University of Udine, Italy

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Weijun Tian

Visiting PhD Student (2011)

Home Institution: Jilin University, China

Topic: Locomotion

 

Katharina Pia Aschenbrenner 

Visiting BASc Student (2011)

Home Institution: Hochschule Bremen, Germany

Topic: Assistive Device 

 http://bionik.fbsm.hs-bremen.de/index.htm 

Fabio Flumian

Visiting MASc Student (2011)

Home Institution: University of Pordenone, Italy

Topic: Assistive Device

http://158.110.28.237/diegm/

Andrea Polotto

Visiting MASc Student (2011)

Home Institution: University of Pordenone, Italy

Topic: Assistive Device

http://158.110.28.237/diegm/

Francesco Modulo

Visiting MASc Student (2011)

Home Institution: University of Pordenone, Italy

Topic: Assistive Device

http://158.110.28.237/diegm/

Paolo Boscariol

Visiting PhD Student (2011)

Home Institution: University of Pordenone, Italy

Topic: Climbing Robots

https://www.cspn.units.it/en/

Matteo Artusi

Visiting MASc Student (2010)

Home Institution: University of Padua, Italy

Topic: EAP Based Rover

http://cisas.unipd.it/Home_e.php 

Marco Potz

Visiting MASc Student (2010)

Home Institution: University of Padua, Italy

Topic: EAP Based Rover

http://cisas.unipd.it/Home_e.php 

Arun Srivatsan

Visiting MASc Student (2010)

Home Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Topic: Assistive Device/Rehabilitation

http://www.iitm.ac.in/

Isacco Pretto

Visiting PhD Student (2010)

Home Institution: University of Padoua–CISAS, Italy

Topic: Free-flying Robotics

http://cisas.unipd.it/Home_e.php 

 

Bastian Tietjen

Visiting BASc Student (2009)

Home Institution: Hochschule Bremen, Germany

Topic: Assistive Device 

http://bionik.fbsm.hs-bremen.de/index.htm

Marie-Luise Maier

Visiting BASc Student (2009)

Home Institution: Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany

Topic: Rehabilitation

http://www.fh-furtwangen.de/english/index_en.html

Nina Sauthoff

Visiting BASc Student (2008)

Home Institution: Hochschule Bremen, Germany

Topic: Adhesion 

http://bionik.fbsm.hs-bremen.de/index.html

Simon Ruffieux

Visiting MSc Student (2008)

Home Institution: EPFL, Switzerland

Topic: Bioinspired control (CPG) 

http://birg.epfl.ch

Francesco Bovo

Visiting MSc Student (2007)

Home Institution: University of Verona/Brescia, Italy

Topic: Robotic Hand

http://metropolis.sci.univr.it