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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

 

Catie Cuan, Artist-in-Residence

B.A., Economics — University of California at Berkeley — 2012
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering — Stanford University

 

Erin Berl, Research Technician

A.B., Psychology — Princeton University — 2017
Certificate, Dance — Princeton University — 2017

PhD Students

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Umer Huzaifa, RA/TA

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
B.S., Electrical Engineering — NUST-Pakistan– 2012

Master’s Students

Ishaan Pakrasi

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

Roshni Kaushik, RA

M.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Engineering — Rice University — 2017

Undergraduate Researchers

 

Wali Rizvi

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

Yichen Zhou

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

Maxwell Asselmeier

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

Past Group Members

Alexandra Bacula (BS) — Oregon State, Robotics
Nassime Blin
Jubal Kurudamannil
Varun Jain (ME)
Novoneel Chakraborty
Joel Meyer (BS) — Northwestern, Robotics
Madison Heimerdinger (MS) — Kimley-Horn
Alexander Zurawski
Jamie Sergey
Lin Bai
Jialu Li
Anum Jang Sher (MS) — 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 (MS)