Dr. Onal joins WPI as Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Cagdas Onal joins WPI after a three-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, where he worked on design and fabrication of flexible robotic systems, their control and algorithms, as well as relevant energy sources. He holds two patents based on his findings. His research interests include soft robotics, printable robotics, control theory, and micro/nano-science and technology. He is the co-author of Atomic Force Microscopy based Nanorobotics (Springer, 2012), a textbook based on his dissertation research. Onal holds a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

February 5, 2013

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