About the PracticePoint Team

Faculty Expertise

Greg Fischer Greg Fischer 
Expertise: healthcare robots, medical and surgical roboticsm MRI-compatible mechatronicsm computer-assisted and image-guided surgery, sensors and actuator development, wearable assistive and rehabilitative robotics, socially assistive robots
Christopher Nycz Christopher Nycz
Expertise: healthcare cyber-physical systems, biomechatronics, image guided therapy, smart-home environments, and surgical robotics.
Ted Clancy Ted Clancy
Expertise: smart prosthetics, biomedical signal processing/modeling, assistive technology, wearable sensors, biomedical instrumentation, medical IoT
Soussan Djamasbi Soussan Djamasbi
Expertise: user experience, decision making, eye tracking

Loris Fichera 
Expertise: medical robotics, computer assisted surgery

Jane Li 
Expertise: tele-nursing robot, rehabilitation robot, human-inspired motion coordination, human-robot collaboration

Ulkuhan Guler 
Expertise: low power analog/mixed signal ic design, smart health applications, implantables and wearables, neural interfaces, sensor interfaces

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Lane Harrison 
Expertise: information visualization, visual analytics, human-computer interaction
Xinming Huang Xinming Huang 
Expertise: autonomous cars, integrated circuit design, cyber-physical systems, wireless communications

Cagdas Onal 
Expertise: soft robotics, printable robotics, bio-inspiration, control theory, micro/nano-robotics

Elke Rundensteiner 
Expertise: data science and Big Data analytics, machine learning and data mining, Big Data infrastructures and data management, visual and interactive analytics, digital health

Karen Troy 
Expertise: biomechanics, orthopedics, finite element modeling, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal injury

Krishna Venkatasubramanian 
Expertise: medical cyber-physical systems, security and trust, security for next-gen wearable systems, trust and reputation management, pervasive/ubiquitous computing, distributed systems



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Catherine Bouthillier
Expertise: MedTech R&D solutions, customized training programs, and strategic planning, Proficiency in implementing total quality management, account management and fostering synergistic partnerships. For more information about PracticePoint email or call: cbouthillier@wpi.edu / 860-428-6840
Haichong Zhang Haichong Zhang
Expertise: the interface of medical robotics, sensing, and imaging, novel biomedical imaging systems, robotic assisted imaging systems, image-guided robotic interventional platforms
Andrew Penniman Andrew Penniman
Expertise: Operations management, process development, budget analysis, quality control, customer service, strategy alignment. Email Andrew at apenniman@wpi.edu, or call him at 508-831-4652 for member support.