People

MRRL Lab Photo – Fall 2019 (Not Pictured Ericber and Abigail)

Lab Director

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Graduate Researchers

Undergraduate Researchers

Graduate Alumni

Dr. Vinh Nguyen – 2016 MS / 2019 PhD – Ghost Robotics

Soumitra Sitole – 2018 MS – PhD in the MRRL

Punith Lakshmi – 2017 MS – Integrated Construction – Robotics Division

Youssef Jaber – 2017 MS – Ingersoll Rand

Dr. Abhijit Kadrolkar – 2016 PhD – Medtronic

Dr. Andrew LaPre – 2012 MS / 2016 PhD – FTL Labs Corp

Mark Price – 2016 MS – PhD in the MRRL

Qiandong Nie – 2016 MS – MS in CS @ LSU

Matthew Ryder – 2015 MS – Sensata Technologies

Jonathan Cummings -2014 MS – MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Airton da Silva – 2014 MS – Avitas Systems

Haohan Zhang – 2014 MS – PhD, Columbia University – ROAR Lab

Zhe Zhang – 2013 MS – China Mobile Group Design and Consulting Company

Post-Docs and Visitor Scholars

Dr. Yali Han – 2018 Visiting Faculty – Associate Professor at Nanjing Institute of Technology

Dr. Ulvi Baspinar – 2015-16 Post-Doc – Assistant Professor at Marama University, Turkey

Dr. Lieselle Trinidad – 2015 & 2016 Visiting Faculty – Assistant Professor at SUNY Buffalo

Undergraduate Honors Alumni

Ian McGinty – 2018 – Secret Startup

Jacqueline Lagasse – 2018 – MS, UMass-Amherst

Steven Luk – 2018 – MS, Columbia University

John Melloni – 2018 – MS, Stanford University

Brian Jin – 2016 – MS, Columbia University – ROAM Lab

Carmine (CJ) Taglienti – 2016 – MS, UMass-Amherst

Caitlin McLain – 2015 – Apple

Devin Carroll – 2015 – PhD, U. of Pennsylvania

Liam Kelly – 2014 – Bose Corporation

Neil Mahesh Bajaj – 2014 – PhD, Yale University – GRAB Lab

Natalie Zucker – 2013 – Bose Corporation

Andrew Erwin – 2012 – PhD, Rice University – MAHI Lab

Amanda Willis – 2012 – Raytheon

Steve McKinley – 2011 – PhD, U. of California Berkley

Independent Studies and Volunteers 

Christoph Nüsslein – 2017 Intern – BS, UMass-Amherst

Jade Saint-Paul – 2017 Volunteer – BS, UMass Amherst

Mandira Marambe – 2017 Intern/I.S. – BS, Smith College

Megan McGahren – 2017 Intern – BS, Smith College

Nicolas Sawyer – 2016-17 I.S. – BS, UMass Amherst

Shannon Fan – 2016-17 Volunteer – BS, UMass Amherst

Karl Schmeckpeper – 2013-15 Lab Assistant – PhD, U. of Pennsylvania – GRASP Lab

Rebecca Schliemann – 2015 Intern – BS, Virginia Tech

Daniel Smoliga – 2015 I.S. – Huber+Suhner Astrolab

Yoshiaki Uwamino – 2015 Graduate Visitor – MS, Hokkaido University, Japan

Volker Boss – 2013 I.S.

Jacob Miller-Mack – 2013 I.S. – Pika Energy

Catherine Paquin – 2013 I.S. – Terumo Heart

Countries Represented by Current Students and Alumni