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27 March 2019

Poster Competition Winners

Three Maclab members placed in the MAE Department’s graduate student poster competition: Matt Gerber (Winner), Martin Li (Honorable Mention), and Shahin Rouhani (Honorable Mention). Read more here.

21 February 2019

Special Interest Group at ARVO

Our team has been selected to host a Special Interest Group (SIG) during the 2019 ARVO Annual Meeting titled “Integrating Robotics into Ophthalmic Surgery.” Date/Time: May 1, 2019 from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm in Room East 8&15 (Vancouver Convention Center). Additional information can be found on the ARVO website.

4 October 2018

Dr. Tsao Wins Outstanding Investigator Award

Dr. Tsu-Chin Tsao won the Henry M. Paynter Outstanding Investigator Award at 2018 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference for his seminal contributions in feedforward, repetitive, and adaptive control areas and their applications.

22 May 2017

Updated IRISS Research Page

New images and videos have been added to the IRISS research page.

21 January 2016

Education Page Added

The Mechatronics and Controls Laboratory is engaged in the creation and advancement of multiple academic curriculum courses at the undergraduate level. To highlight this work and help disseminate useful classroom materials, we have added an Education page.

2 October 2015

Research Projects Added

Project pages for the Fast Tool Servo, MRI Robot, Active Magnetic Bearing System, and HIL Smart Grid have been added.

10 March 2015

New Website Design

A new website design has been added. If there are any issues with the new design, please let Matt Gerber know.

26 September 2014

New PhD Student: Matt Gerber

We are glad to welcome the addition of a new student for this academic year: Matt Gerber (PhD). Matt is a Master’s graduate of The Ohio State University where he studied Microbial Fuel Cells. At UCLA, Matt intends to study Manufacturing & Design and has a research interest in robotics and mechatronics.

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