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Experts on robots

Scott D Barton
Scott D Barton
Associate Professor- Arts, Communications, and Humanities
Humanities & Arts

Professor Barton composes and performs electroacoustic music, designs and builds robots, and conducts psychological research. He combines these efforts in the development of technological tools that inspire creativity and... Read More

Berk  Calli
Berk Calli
Assistant Professor-Engineering
Robotics Engineering

Professor Calli's main research focus is robotic manipulation and its applications in various domains such as waste recycling, assistive feeding, within-hand manipulation. His lab develops manipulation algorithms by combining... Read More

Gregory S. Fischer

Professor Fischer develops surgical robotics, including MRI-compatible robotic devices for enhancing cancer diagnosis, add intelligent automation to telesurgery, and develop assistive robotics, including socially assistive... Read More

Michael A. Gennert

Professor Michael A. Gennert directs the WPI Humanoid Robotics Laboratory and was founding director of the Robotics Engineering program. He received the Sc.D. in EECS in 1987 from MIT. His research interests include humanoid... Read More

Cagdas  Onal
Cagdas Onal
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Robotics Engineering

Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. Soft robots could potentially be deployed in search-and-rescue... Read More

Carlo  Pinciroli
Carlo Pinciroli
Assistant Professor of Robotics Engineering and Assistant Professor of Fire Protection Engineering
Robotics Engineering

Professor Pinciroli's research focuses on designing innovative tools for swarm robotics. The ultimate goal of my work is to create a resilient, easily deployable hardware/software robotic infrastructure for dangerous... Read More