R. Brent Gillespie

R. Brent Gillespie (M’97) received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Davis, CA, USA, in 1986, the M.S. degree in piano performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, CA, USA, in 1989, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. He is currently with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. His current research interests include haptic interface and teleoperator control, human motor control, and robot-assisted rehabilitation after neurological injury.

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