Brent Gillespie

Brent Gillespie
Professor, Mechanical Engineering


GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

(734) 647-6907


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1996
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1992
Master of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1989
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Davis, 1986

Research Interests

Haptic interface and robotics

Honors and Awards

Invited Participant at the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Program on Smart Prosthetics, November 2006
Delegate to the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering, Fall 2004
Representative of the University of Michigan at the 9th Annual Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition and Reception for members of the U.S. Congress and congressional staff.
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), National Science Foundation, 2001
Member, Tau Beta Pi
CAREER Award, Division of Computational Science and Engineering, Robotics and Human Augmentation Program, National Science Foundation, 2001
Journal of Robotics and Automation Best Paper Award Nomination, International Institute of Electrical and Electronics, 2000
New Century Scholars Workshop, Stanford University, National Science Foundation, June 2000
CISE Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 1996-1998

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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