People

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SDCL Director and Faculty Advisor

KW Wang

Dr. K.W. Wang
Stephen P. Timoshenko Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
2468 G.G. Brown Building, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
Tel: (734)764-8464 (Office), (734) 615-8747 (Lab)
Fax: (734) 615-8089
Email: kwwang@umich.edu


Recent Alumni

Over the years, the SDCL has hosted over 60 graduate student researchers and about 30 senior researchers (visiting scholars, postdoc fellows).  Here are a few very recent alumni with their current affiliations:

Fabio Semperlotti

Dr. Fabio Semperlotti
Associate Professor
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Dr. Ailin Liu

Dr. Ailin Liu
Data Scientist
Intellect Design Arena, Belle Mead, NJ

Gi-Woo Kim

Dr. Gi-Woo Kim
Professor
Inha University, Incheon, South Korea

Jeffrey Hill

Dr. Jeffrey Hill
Associate Professor
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Ryan Harne

Dr. Ryan Harne 
James F. Will Career Development Associate Professor
Penn State University, University Park, PA

Tyler Tallman

Dr. Tyler Tallman
Assistant Professor
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Suyi Li

Dr. Suyi Li 
Assistant Professor and CECAS Dean’s Faculty Fellow
Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Hongbin Fang

Dr. Hongbin Fang 
Associate Professor
Institute of AI and Robotics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Manoj Thota

Dr. Manoj Thota  
Associate Research Scientist
The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI

Jinki Kim

Dr. Jinki Kim 
Assistant Professor
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Zhen Wu

Dr. Zhen Wu 
Senior Software Engineer, SLAM
Pony.ai, Fremont, CA

Narayanan Kidambi

Dr. Narayanan Kidambi  
Senior Associate
Exponent, Farmington Hills, MI

Ph.D. Students

Patrick Dorin

Patrick Dorin
Ph.D. Student, Lab Manager
Email: pdorin@umich.edu

Richard Rodriguez Feliciano

Richard Rodriguez Feliciano
Ph.D. Student
Email: richrodz@umich.edu

Megan Hathcock

Megan Hathcock
Ph.D. Student
Email: mlhathco@umich.edu

Yutong Xia

Yutong Xia 
Ph.D. Student
Email: yutoxia@umich.edu

Hang Yang

Hang Yang 
Ph.D. Student
Email: hangyang@umich.edu

Yuning Zang

Yuning Zhang 
Ph.D. Student
Email: yuningz@umich.edu

Undergraduate Students

Emma DeRidder 
Undergraduate Student
Email: ederidder@umich.edu

Erica Liu 
Undergraduate Student
Email: liuerica@umich.edu

Andrew Yin 
Undergraduate Student
Email: yinq@umich.edu

Mustafa Khan 
Undergraduate Student
Email: mustakha@umich.edu

Teddy McGregor 
Undergraduate Student
Email: tedmcg@umich.edu