Biomechatronics and Intelligent Robotics Lab



Office: Engineering Building III (EB3) 3282
Lab: Engineering Building III (EB3) 3001
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Dr. Hao Su, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the North Carolina State University. Prior to joining NC State, he was Irwin Zahn Endowed Assistant Professor at City University of New York, City College. He was a Research Scientist at Philips Research North America where he designed robots for lung surgery, and then a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Surgical Robotics from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Su received NSF CAREER Award,Toyota Mobility Challenge Discover Award, the Best Medical Robotics Paper Runner-up Award in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) and Philips Innovation Transfer Award. He received the Advanced Simulation & Training Award from the Link Foundation and Dr. Richard Schlesinger Award from the American Society for Quality. He holds patents on surgical robotics and socially assistive robots. He currently serves as an associate editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RAL), IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), and IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).

Affiliated Faculty and Postdoctoral Scholars

Tzu-hao Huang

PhD, National Taiwan Univ.

Assistant Professor

Antonio Di Lallo

PhD, Università di Pisa

Postdoc Fellow

Shuzhen Luo


Postdoc Fellow

Thassyo Pinto

PhD, Michigan State Univ.

Postdoc Fellow

Tairan Liu

PhD, Louisiana State University

Postdoc Fellow

Graduate Students

Shuang-Yue Yu

M.S., Beijing U of Tech

Sainan (Selina) Zhang


Shuo Fang

M.S., Harbin Engineering

Junxi Zhu

M.S., University of Maryland
College Park

Leo Baraldi

M.S., City College

Israel Dominguez Silva

M.S.,Instituto Politécnico

Weibo Gao

M.S., University of Pittsburgh


Menghan Jiang

M.S., University of Pittsburgh

Shin Yao Hsu

M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Chinmay Swami

M.S., University at Buffalo


Undergraduate Students

Amjad Al Aufi
Ian Howard
Lizzette Salmeron
Gladys V. Juca Castro
Winnie Ngo
Viktor Silivanov
Tom Park

Lab Alumni

Hadia Perez
GE Healthcare
Jade Ardinez
Johnson Controls
Brian Lynn
Mechanical Engineer
ULC Robotics
Kevin Nogacz
Mechanical Engineer
Easy Aerial Inc, E.I.T.
Jason Calle
Mhairi MacLean
Assistant Professor
University of Twente, Netherlands
Lin Jiang
Assistant Professor
San Jose State University
Haixiang (Nick) Fang
TuSimple, Self-driving industry


Tzu-Hao Huang, Postdoc fellow, currently Assistant Professor at City University of New York


Xiaolong Yang, Postdoc fellow, currently Associate Professor


Ben Bokser, Engineer, Boeing


Valentin Adesman, Engineer, Raytheon


Yanjun Li, PhD Candidate, Case Western Reserve University


Jiaqi Guo, PhD Candidate, New York University


Junlin Wang, Mechanical Engineer, BrianCo Inc., M.S., Carnegie Mellon University


Xiao Li, Mechanical Engineer, BrianCo Inc., M.S., Virginia Tech


Haodan Tan, Intern, United Nations, Ph.D., Indiana University

Yuxin Fu, Research Scholars, M.S., Columbia University

Jianfu Yang, Research Scholars, M.S., Columbia University

Jiechao Ma, Research Scholars, Ph.D., Purdue University

Yuxin Fu, Apple Inc., M.S. Columbia University