Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering
Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
Ph.D., Nelson Mandela University, 2006
M.S., Nelson Mandela University, 2003
B.S., Nelson Mandela University, 2002
Biomedical design and manufacturing; Digital health; Wearable technology; Intelligent systems; Robotics
Honors and Awards
Recipient of the 2018 University of Michigan Research Faculty Recognition Award.
Best paper award at the 2018 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference.
Best Paper at the 2015 Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa Robotics and Mechatronics International Conference.
Best Paper Award at the 2010 International Conference on Engineering and Meta-Engineering.
S. M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center Extraordinary Research Award in 2009.
Institute of Professional Engineering Technologist Award for Academic Excellence for AY2001.
BSW-Channels Award for Best Senior Capstone Design Project IV in Electrical Engineering AY2001.
Electrical Engineering Achievement Award for the best digital systems student in AY1999.
Academic Merit Awards for Winter 1997, Winter 1999, and Fall 1999 in Electrical Engineering.