Professor Michael Yip
Director, Advanced Robotics and Controls Lab
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Stanford University, USA
M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
B.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Interests: Surgical Robots, Autonomy, Robotic Control and Motion Planning, Machine Learning, Convex Optimization, Mechatronics Design, Image-guidance and Augmented Reality, Haptics, Smart Actuators.
Ph.D. Automation, INSA de Lyon, Lyon, France.
M.Sc. Automation, INSA de Lyon, Lyon, France.
B.Sc. Automation, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China.
Interests: Surgical Automation, Mathematical Modeling and Robotic Control, Haptic Teleoperation
Projects: Autonomy of Surgical Robots
M.S. Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
B.S Electrical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
Interests: Motion Planning, Machine Learning, Surgical Robotics, and Human-Robot Interaction.
Project: Automation in surgery.
B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, USA
Interests: Climbing, Surfing, Diving, and Pottery.
Project: Developing MRI compatible robotics for surgery as well as algorithms for controlling them.
Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from BITS Pilani Goa
Interests: Mathematical Modelling, Simulations for robotics, Reinforcement Learning
Project: Building environments for training a dynamic model of the da Vinci surgical robot
Bachelor of Technology in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, India
Interests: Motion Planning, Deep Learning
Project: Motion Planning using Deep Learning for Aerial Robots
Ryan Orosco, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
Affiliate Professor Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Specialization
Interests: Robotic surgery. Flexible robotics. Semi-autonomous robotic surgery. Tissue modeling. Remote telesurgery. Using surgical robotics in new and creative ways. Translating engineering lab solutions to clinical robotic surgery
Emily K. Funk, MD
Clinical & translational collaborator, Advanced Robotics and Controls Lab
Resident Physician, Department of Surgery
Interests: Innovative design and applications to head and neck surgery, robotic surgery, flexible robotics
Anastasiia Makhniaieva, 4th Year ECE, UCSD
Peter Gavrilov, 4th Year MAE, UCSD
Julie Yu, 4th Year MAE, UCSD
Mrinal Verghese, 4th Year Math, UCSD
Jonathan Zamora, 3rd Year CSE, UCSD
Yuqing Shen, 3rd Year ECE, UCSD
Angela Liu, 3rd Year ECE, UCSD
Shunkai Yu, 3rd Year ECE, UCSD
Kyle Hu, 3rd Year ECE, UCSD
Sicong Duan, 3rd Year ECE, UCSD
Hoi Man Lam, 3rd Year MAE, UCSD
Lucas Jonasch, 3rd Year MAE, UCSD
Peter Gavrilov, 3rd Year MAE, UCSD
Casey Price, 2nd Year CSE, UCSD
Siqiao Ruan, 2nd Year CSE, UCSD
Kelvin Shen, 2nd Year ECE, UCSD
Neelay Joglekar, 1st Year ECE, UCSD