Mechanical Engineering

Xiaobo Tan

Electroactive polymer sensors and actuators, biomimetic robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments, control of autonomous robotic swarms, modeling and control of hysteresis, embedded control systems.

Nelson Sepúlveda

Nelson obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus in 2001 with honors. He completed his M.S. (2002 and PhD (2005) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Sate University.

Sunil Chakrapani

Dr. Sunil Kishore Chakrapani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University, East Lansing USA. He graduated from Iowa State University with PhD and MS majoring in Engineering Mechanics. Subsequently he spent three years working as a Postdoc at the Center for NDE Iowa State restarting the nonlinear ultrasonics group. Dr.