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Carl D. Crane III

B.S. and M.E. degree
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Carl D. Crane III is a Director of the Center for Intelligent Machines and Robotics (CIMAR). He was involved in research in the areas of spatial mechanism, tensegrity system, robotics, and autonomous navigation for over twenty years. His work is in the development and implementation of passive parallel mechanism to be used for force control applications, it is sponsored by the U.S Department of Energy and Air Force Research Laboratory.

David W. Mikolaitis

B.S in Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S., and Ph.D. degree   
University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

Dr. David W. Mikolaitis research concerns combustion modeling, especially in coupling between fluid transients and chemical kinetics, high pressure chemical kinetics, surface reactions, and advanced propulsion devices.

Henry Zmuda

B.E degree
Stevens Institute of Technology
M.S. and Ph.D. degree
Cornell University

Dr. Henry Zmuda interest is in electromagnetic design aspects of MRI systems and other novel medical imagining technique. He also frequently serves as a subject matter expert for the U.S Air Force in the area of high-speed RF/ optical system design. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Huikai Xie

Huikai Xie

Johannes Van Oostrom

Johannes Van Oostrom

John Schueller

B.S.M.E degree
Marquette University
M.S.E and Ph.D. degrees
Purdue University

Dr. John Schueller is a generalist in the areas of automation, design, and manufacturing, he has won awards for his industrially –implemented academic research in high-speed machining and agricultural equipment automation.

Jorg Peters

Jorg Peters

Joseph N. Wilson

BS degree
Florida State University
MS and Ph.D. degree University of Virginia

Dr. Joseph Wilson's research is in the areas of Image and Signal Processing and Computer Vision. His research is in the areas of Image and Signal Processing and Computer Vision. He is currently engaged in research aimed at improving the detection of landmines and discriminating between landmines and clutter objects using a variety of sensing modalities.

Manuel E. Bermudez

B.S and Licenciado
University of Costa Rica
M.SC. and Ph. D
University of California at Santa Cruz

Dr. Manuel E. Bermudez is a Lain American Outreach Coordinator in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department.  His research interests are in programming languages, software engineering, and compilers.

Oscar D. Crisalle

B.S. degree
University of California, Berkeley
M.S degree
Northwestern University
Ph.D. degree
University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Oscar D. Crisalle maintains a strong externally- supported research program and is interested in the development and deployment of novel teaching techniques.  His pedagogical projects include the design of the Virtual Control Lab, a system of hardware and software elements that permit the development of control systems useful for teaching purposes, including serving the needs of remotely located students.

R. Keith Stanfill

B.S., M.E., and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering
University of Florida

Dr. R. Keith Stanfill is the Director of the Integrated Product and Process Design Program and an Engineer for the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Innovation Institute. His interests include technology transfer, entrepreneurship, product development, design education and Design for X. Dr. Stanfill has over ten years' industrial experience with United Technologies Corporation.

Spyros A. Svoronos

B.A in Chemistry
Oberlin University
M.S. and Ph.D. degree in   
Chemical Engineering                   
University of Minnesota

Dr. Spyros A. Svoronos is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida. His research interests are environmental biotechnology and process optimization and control. He has authored over 50 journal papers and teaches undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses and the Integrated Product and Process Design Course for which Dr. Svoronos was the Principal Investigator.

Suleyman Tufekci

B.S , M.S and Ph.D. degrees
Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Tufekci has developed a virtual reality factory emulator. His work has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the SUCCEED Coalition. He conducts workshops for Lean Manufacturing and Total Productive Maintenance and consults to industries throughout the world.

William R. Eisenstadt

B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Stanford University

Dr.  William R. Eisenstadt's research is in the area of power amplifiers, on-chip IC test high-frequency characterization, simulation and modeling of integrated circuit devices, packages, and interconnect. His interest is in large-signal microwave circuit and analog circuit design.

 

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