People

Principal Investigator

Dr. Ann Majewicz
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Education
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of St. Thomas
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of St. Thomas

Email
[email protected]

CV

 

PhD Students

Meenakshi Narayan

Project
Prediction of Adverse Steering Events for Robotically-Driven Steerable Needle

Education
B.Tech., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sastra University, India
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas

Email
[email protected]

Jacob Boehm

Project
Coordination Control for Bilateral Tasks with Human-in-the-Loop Systems

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Email
[email protected]

 

Yi Zheng

Project
Stylistic Feedback for Da Vinci Research Kit, Effects of Stressors on Surgical Performance

Education
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Boston University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Email
[email protected]

 

Aldo Galvan

Project
Trocar Insertion Haptic Simulator, Steerable Catheter

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas

Email
[email protected]

Undergraduate Students

Andrew Kislak Da CostaProject
Haptic Trocar Insertion Training Device
Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas (in progress)
Email
[email protected]

Lab Alumni

Ziheng Wang – Research Scientist at Intuitive Surgical

Project
Machine Learning / Deep Learning in Robot-assisted Surgical Skill Analysis
Intuitive Human-in-the-Loop Control for Medical Cyber-Physical Systems

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas

Email
[email protected]

Personal Website
Linkedin (www.linkedin.com/in/ziheng-wang)

Marzieh Ershad – Research Scientist at Intuitive Surgical

Project
Semantic Labeling of Surgical Skill

Education
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Shiraz University

Email
[email protected]