People.

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Amy LaViers, Director
(Google Scholar Profile)

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

 

Alexandra Nilles, Graduate Student Collaborator

Ph.D. Student, Computer Science — UIUC
B.S., Engineering Physics — Colorado School of Mines — 2015
Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics — Colorado School of Mines — 2015
Minor in Public Affairs, from McBride Honors Program — Colorado School of Mines — 2015

 

Reika McNish, Research Technician

M.S., Kinesiology — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 2019
B.A. Dance — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 2017

Wali Rizvi, Undergraduate Researcher

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

Maxwell Asselmeier, Undergraduate Researcher

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


Photo credit: Michelle Reid

Erin Berl, Research Technician

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

Austin Hamlett, Graduate Researcher

M.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering — UIUC
B.S., Mechanical Engineering — Oklahoma State University — 2018


Photo credit: Alexandra Schmeling

Allison Bushman, Graduate Researcher

M.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Engineering — Yale — 2018

Jacey Lambert, Undergraduate Researcher

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

Jordan Parker, Undergraduate Researcher

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

Kate Ladenheim, Artist-in-Residence (2019-2020)

B.F.A., Dance Performance and Choreography — The Boston Conservatory — 2011

 

Past Group Members

Umer Huzaifa (PhD) — Rose-Hulman
Catie Cuan (Research Technician, Artist-in-residence) — Stanford
Roshni Kaushik (MS) — Siemens + CMU Robotics
Jighisha Sampat (BS) — Berkeley
Omar Darwish (BS)
Yichen Zhou (BS) — Berkeley
Ishaan Pakrasi (MS) — Ernst and Young
Alexandra Bacula (BS) — Oregon State, Robotics
Nassime Blin (Postdoc)
Jubal Kurudamannil
Varun Jain (ME) — DreamVu
Novoneel Chakraborty (BS)
Joel Meyer (BS) — Northwestern, Robotics
Madison Heimerdinger (MS) — Kimley-Horn
Alexander Zurawski (BS) — Motion Industries
Jamie Sergey (BS)
Lin Bai
Jialu Li (BS)
Anum Jang Sher (MS) — Microsoft
Hang Cui
Manav Sanghvi (BS)
Zachary Calhoun (BS)
Colleen Kohout (BS)
Brett Libowitz (BS)
Anne Moenning (BS) — Deloitte
Crispin Bernier (BS)
Benton Turnbull (BS)
Jason Ye (BS)
Jerry Heddy (MS)
Ashkan Bashiri
Yu Sheng (MS)