WPI Soft Robotics Lab
Cagdas D. Onal Cagdas D. Onal [PI]
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Robotics Engineering Program
508-831-4857 • cdonal [at] wpi [dot] edu
Postdoc: Massachussetts Institute of Technology, 2009-2012
PhD: Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
MS, BS: Sabanci University, Turkey, 2005, 2003
Tianyu Cheng Tianyu Cheng
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
tcheng [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2017
BS: Beijing Jiaotong University, China, 2015
Yinan Sun Yinan Sun
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
ysun9 [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2017
BS: Zhejiang University, China, 2014
Ahat (Aihaitjiang) Abudula Ahat Abudula
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
aaihaitijiang [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Japan, 2015
BS: Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Japan, 2013
Shou-Shan Chiang and WoWo Shou-Shan Chiang
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
schiang [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: National Taiwan University, 2008
BS: National Taiwan University, 2006
Ashley Hung-ya Chu Ashley Hung-ya Chu
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
hchu [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: UMass Lowell, 2014
BS: National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, 2011
Junius Santoso Junius Santoso
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
jsantoso [at] wpi [dot] edu
BS: Trinity Colege, Hartford, CT, 2014
Erik Skorina Erik Skorina
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
ehskorina [at] wpi [dot] edu
BS: Union College, NY, 2012
Jennifer McInnis Jennifer McInnis
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
jmcinnis [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2012
BS: Daniel Webster College, 2008
Selim Ozel Selim Ozel
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
sozel [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Sabanci University, Turkey, 2013
BS: Sabanci University, Turkey, 2011
Siamak Ghorbani-Faal Siamak Ghorbani-Faal [Website]
Graduate Student Researcher
PhD, Robotics Engineering
sghorbanifaal [at] wpi [dot] edu
MS: Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2012
BS: Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2009
Lab Alumni
Anany Dwivedi, RBE, MS 2017 -> (PhD, University of Auckland, New Zealand),
Anand Ramakrishnan, RBE, MS 2017 -> (PhD, CS, WPI),
Ugur Celik, RBE, MS 2017 -> (UMass Medical Center),
Ming Luo, RBE, PhD 2017 -> (Postdoc, Stanford),
Shadi Tasdighi Kalat, ME, MS 2017 -> (PhD, ME, WPI),
Fuchen Chen, RBE, MS 2017,
Weijia Tao, RBE, MS 2017,
Kunal Patel, RBE, MS 2017,
Yixiao Pan, RBE, MS 2016,
Aniket Shah, RBE, MS 2016,
Aras Nehir Keskin, ME, BS 2015 -> (Conformis Inc.),
Wut Yee Oo, ME/RBE, BS 2015 -> (MS, Stanford),
Darien Nate Khea, ME, BS 2015,
Arun Venkatesan, ME, MS 2014 -> (OMG Roofing),
Huibin Gong, ME, MS 2014,
Dr. Mahdi Agheli, ME, Postdoc 2014 - (Currently: NTT Assistant Professor, WPI).