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Grant Kruger

Grant Kruger

Associate Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering

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S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center


1043C Dow
2300 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (734) 763-6351


Ph.D., Nelson Mandela University, 2006
M.S., Nelson Mandela University, 2003
B.S., Nelson Mandela University, 2002

Research Interests

Biomedical design and manufacturing; Digital health; Wearable technology; Intelligent systems; Robotics

Honors & 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.

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Kruger receives 2018 Research Faculty Recognition Award
This award is designed to recognize exceptional scholarly achievements, as evidenced by publications and/or other scholarly activities in any academic field of study.

Kruger and Shih receive a best paper award at CCCT 2010
Grant Kruger and Albert Shih received a best paper award at the CCCT 2010 for their paper on "Reactive Agent and Visualization System for Anesthesia Support in the Operating Room."