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Kenn Oldham

Kenn Oldham

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Vibration and Acoustics Laboratory: Microsystems
Mentoring Plan


3656 GGB
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: (734) 615-6327


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2006
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000

Research Interests

Micro-mechatronic systems for endoscopic imaging; micro-robotic systems for manipulation and autonomous locomotion; identification of physiological feedback systems using novel sensing technologies; modeling, system identification, and state estimation for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

Research Areas

Controls, Mechatronics & Robotics, Micro/Nano Engineering

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Early Career Development, National Science Foundation, 2010
  • Young Faculty Awards, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2008
  • ORAU Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2006-2007
  • ADPET Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley, 2005 - 2006
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2000 - 2003

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

Oldham Receives NSF CAREER Award
The National Science Foundation has awarded ME Assistant Professor Kenn Oldham for his research on power optimization in autonomous microsystems.

Hart & Oldham Receive DARPA Awards