Meet the Team

Sean Follmer

Sean Follmer

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Parastoo Abtahi

Parastoo Abtahi

Computer Science PhD Student

haptic illusions

Eric Gonzalez

Eric Gonzalez

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

dynamic shape display

Jingyi Li

Jingyi Li

Computer Science PhD Student

creativity tools

Elyse Chase

Elyse Chase

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

haptic perception & causality

Elizabeth Danielle Vasquez

Elizabeth Danielle Vasquez

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

rehabilitation technology for stroke patients in marginalized communities

Danyang Fan

Danyang Fan

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

accessible graphics

Savannah Cofer

Savannah Cofer

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

reconfigurable origami robotics

Sofia Di Toro Wyetzner

Sofia Di Toro Wyetzner

Computer Science PhD Student

reconfigurable surfaces

Ahad Rauf

Ahad Rauf

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

reconfigurable soft robots

Raymond Zhen

Raymond Zhen

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student

haptic contours

Renée Chao

Renée Chao

Design Program Administrator



Alumni

PhD Students

Alexa Siu

Alexa Siu

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

shape display, education accessibility

Zack Hammond

Zack Hammond

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

morphing mesh

Evan Strasnick

Evan Strasnick

Computer Science PhD Student

high res haptics, electronics prototyping

Kai Zhang

Kai Zhang

Electrical Engineering PhD Student

high resolution shape display

Lawrence Kim

Lawrence Kim

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

swarm user interface

Inrak Choi

Inrak Choi

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

wearable haptics

Post Docs & Visiting Scholars
Daniel Drew

Daniel Drew

Postdoc

microrobot platforms

Seunghwan Lee

Seunghwan Lee

Visiting Scholar / UX Researcher@Hyundai

Automotive UI/UX

Mathieu Le Goc

Mathieu Le Goc

Postdoc

swarm user interface

Visiting & Rotating PhD Students
Anthony Stuart

Anthony Stuart

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student

shape changing truss robots

Veronika Domova

Veronika Domova

Visiting PhD Student

industrial human automation interaction

Jackie Yang

Jackie Yang

Computer Science PhD Student

texture display

Mark Roman Miller

Mark Roman Miller

Computer Science PhD Student

wolverine, virtual reality

Masters Students
Allen Zhao

Allen Zhao

M.S. Symbolic Systems

Zooid Remote Collaboration

Evan (Yiwei) Zhao

Evan (Yiwei) Zhao

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

haptic illusions

Michael Cheung

Michael Cheung

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

Wearable haptics, AR/VR

Ernesto Ramirez

Ernesto Ramirez

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

electroadhesion display

Shenli Yuan

Shenli Yuan

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

dynamic shape display

Boqi Li

Boqi Li

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

swarm user interface

Maggie Xu

Maggie Xu

Mechanical Engineering MS Student

rovables

Undergraduate Students
Julia Rose Chin

Julia Rose Chin

Computer Science Undergraduate Student

creativity tools

Cherié Francis

Cherié Francis

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student

haptic perception

Amy Zhou

Amy Zhou

Product Design Undergraduate Student

haptic perception

Abena Boadi-Agyemang

Abena Boadi-Agyemang

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student

accessible haptics

Gene Sung-Ho Kim

Gene Sung-Ho Kim

Symbolic Systems Undergraduate Student

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Xavier Vazquez

Xavier Vazquez

Product Design Undergraduate Student

design for accessibility and social impact

Alan Brantley

Alan Brantley

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student

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Julea Chin

Julea Chin

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student

high resolution shape display

Hieu Pham

Hieu Pham

Undergraduate Student

AR for remote collaboration

Administrators
Andrea Brand-Sanchez

Andrea Brand-Sanchez

Administrative Assistant