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Barton selected as a Miller Faculty Scholar


Picture of Kira BartonAssistant Professor Kira Barton has been selected as a Miller Faculty Scholar.  This will be a 3-year term, starting 9/1/2017.

This award, endowed by engineering alumnus Larry Miller, is set up to recognize junior faculty members. Larry has a particular interest in supporting junior faculty whose research intersects with medicine and human health.

Barton’s primary research focus is on precision coordination and motion control for emerging applications, with a specialization in iterative learning control. Barton’s work intersects controls and manufacturing and combines innovative manufacturing processes with enhanced engineering capabilities. The potential impact of this research ranges from building high-resolution DNA sensors for biological applications to the integration of advanced sensing and control for rehabilitation robotics.

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