People

Director

Kihan Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Office: Textiles Building 213
Phone: (508)999-8549
Email: kihan.park@umassd.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Robotics, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA (Aug. 2019)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Aug. 2011)
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea (Aug. 2009)

Research Interests: Medical Robotics

  • Design and Control of Robotic Systems
  • MEMS-based Sensors and Actuators
  • Machine Learning
  • Biosignal Processing

 

Graduate Students

Pratibha Harrison, Ph.D. Student
Research Assistant, MSMR Lab
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Email: pharrison1@umassd.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science, UMass Dartmouth (In progress)
  • MBA in Data Analytics, Brandeis University, MA, USA
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science, Amity University, India

Research Interests: Medical Robotics

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision in Medical Robotics

 

Rafsan Al Shafatul Islam Subad, M.S. Student
Research Assistant, MSMR Lab
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Email: rsubad@umassd.edu

Education

  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, UMass Dartmouth (In progress)
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Bangladesh, (Apr. 2019)

Research Interests: Underwater Soft Robotics

  • MEMS-based Sensors
  • Micro-fabrication
  • Nano-materials

 

Mishal Pokharel, Ph.D. Student
Research Assistant, MSMR Lab
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Email: mpokharel@umassd.edu 

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, UMass Dartmouth (In progress)
  • MSc in Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, University of Sheffield, UK.
  • B. Tech in Biomedical Engineering, Manipal University, India.

Research Interests: Soft Robotics in Drug Delivery Systems

  • Design of Light activated Drug Delivery systems
  • Micro-fabrication
  • Biomimetic Materials
  • Nano-materials