Current Members

Principal Investigator

Carlo Menon

Professor 

Tier 1 Canadian Research Chair

New Investigator Award recipient, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Career Investigator Award recipient, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

Webpage at SFU, Faculty page at SFU, Personal Website

Staff

Kim Lajoie

Health Research Manager at MENRVA

Carolyn Weeks-Levy

Senior Scientist at MENRVA

Postdoctoral Fellows & Visiting Professors

Xianta Jiang

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Biomed

Personal Website

Yasong Li

Post-doc at MENRVA

Topic: Adhesion

Mahta Khoshnam

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Rehab Robotics

Andrea Ferrone

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Smart textiles/Sensing Technology

Tyler Cuthbert

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Polymer Chemistry

Chris Napier

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Gait Monitoring

Bulmaro Valdes

Post-Doc at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/Rehab Technology

Personal website

PhD Students

Shahram Pourazadi

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Ahmed Elnady

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive technologies

Xin Zhang

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab technology

Mandeep Kaur

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Miniaturized bronchoscope

Umme Zakia

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices

Nader Riahi

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab technology

Brett Hannigan

PhD candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Gait Monitoring

MASc and MEng Students

Lee Sutton

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Muscles

Jordan Lui

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Artificial Musles

Neha Chhatre

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Assistive/rehab devices

Chakaveh Ahmadizadeh

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Control of Robotic Prosthesis

Eunice Kuatsjah

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Electrical Stimulation

William Geng

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Biosignal Processing

 
Sepehr Sheikholeslamia

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Soft Grasping

Ahmad Rezaei

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Smart Textiles

Mohsen Gholami

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Smart Textiles

Mohammad Tavassolian

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Smart Textiles

Astrid Garcia Patino

MASc candidate at MENRVA

Topic: Smart Textiles

Visiting Students and Undergraduate Students

Amar Masalmeh

BASc Student, Honour Thesis at MENRVA

Topic: Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring