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Amy LaViers, Director

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
C.M.A., Certified Movement Analyst — Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies — 2016
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering — Georgia Tech — 2013
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering — Georgia Tech — 2010
B.S.E, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering — Princeton — 2009
Certificate, Dance — Princeton — 2009

Catherine Maguire, Collaborator and Consultant

C.M.A, Certified Movement Analyst, Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies — 1984
B.A., Dance and Psychology — Wesleyan University — 1983

PhD Students

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Umer Huzaifa, RA

Ph.D. Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Mechanical Science and Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 2016
Graduate Research Assistant, Systems and Information Engineering — UVA — 2014-2015
Laboratory Engineer, Department of Electrical Engineering — NUST-Pakistan — 2012-2014
B.S., Electrical Engineering — NUST-Pakistan– 2012

Master’s Students

 

Madison Heimerdinger, MechSE Distinguished Fellowship

M.S. Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Science and Engineering – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign — 2016

Ishaan Pakrasi, RA

M.S. Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. Mechanical Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 2016

Varun Jain

M.Eng. Student, Mechanical Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Undergraduate Researchers

Joel Meyer

B.S. Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Alexander Zurawski

B.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jamie Sergay

B.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Novoneel Chakraborty

B.S. Student, Aerospace Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Past Group Members

Lin Bai
Jialu Li
Anum Jang Sher — Microsoft
Hang Cui
Manav Sanghvi
Zachary Calhoun
Colleen Kohout
Brett Libowitz
Anne Moenning — Deloitte
Crispin Bernier
Benton Turnbull
Jason Ye
Jerry Heddy
Ashkan Bashiri
Yu Sheng