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SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING Mechanically-Intelligent Autonomous Robotics (MIAR) Laboratory

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People

Principal Investigator

Prof. Ming Luo, Flaherty Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical and Material Engineering
Postdoc scholar: Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering, 2020
PhD: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Robotics Engineering, 2017
Email: ming.luo@wsu.edu
Phone number: +1 (509)-335-4034
Address: Sloan 211, 405 NE Spokane St, Pullman, WA 99163

 

PhD students

Justin C. Allen (Starting from 2021 Fall, GAANN Fellow)
School of Mechanical and Material Engineering
Research: Personal robot
BS: WSU, School of Mechanical and Material Engineering  2021
Email: justin.allen3@wsu.edu

 

 

 

Ryan John. Dorosh (Starting from 2022 Fall, Nakahara Fellow)
School of Mechanical and Material Engineering
Research: Agriculture robot
BS: WSU, School of Mechanical and Material Engineering  2022
Email: ryan.dorosh@wsu.edu

 

 

 

Master students
Undergraduate Students

Justin Pilgrim (Boeing Cyber Grant Research Fellow; Work on the AFREE and Soft Exoskeleton)

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Heintz (Boeing Cyber Grant Research Fellow; Work on the AFREE)

 

 

 

 

Zoe Fichtel (McNair Fellow; Work on the Soft Snake Robot)

 

Capstone teams:

2022 Spring:

Agriculture robot (With Dr. Karkee): Ryan Dorosh; Ethan Tuck; Jack Spieker; Jodan Kurtz; Jack Coleman.

Hapkit: Connor Austin Toulou; Joshua Latimer; Phillip Andrew Stiles; Jesus R Mendoza.

Collaborators

Dr. Allison Okamura (Stanford, Mechanical Engineering)

Dr. Cagdas Onal (WPI, Robotics Engineering)

Dr. Manoj Karkee (WSU Prosser – IAREC, Biological Systems Engineering)

Dr. Weihong (Katie) Zhong (WSU, School of Mechanical and Material Engineering)

Dr. Tahira M. Probst (WSU, Department of Psychology)

Dr. Matthew D. Whiting (WSU Prosser – IAREC, Department of Horticulture)

Dr. Wenzhen Yuan (CMU, The Robotics Institute)

Dr. Laura Blumenschein (Purdue, Mechanical Engineering)

Thomas Trzpit (Northwestern, Mechanical Engineering)

Alumni