Biomechatronics and Intelligent Robotics


Hao Su is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the City University of New York, City College and the Director of the Lab of Biomechatronics and Intelligent Robotics (BIRO). He was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Prior to this role, he was a Research Scientist at Philips Research North America where he designed robots for lung and cardiac surgery. He obtained the Ph.D. degree on Surgical Robotics from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Su received 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.

Research Scientist and Research Scholars

Tzu-hao Huang

PhD, National Taiwan University

Xiaolong Yang


Jianfu Yang

M.S., Columbia University


Graduate Students

Shuang-Yue Yu

M.S., Beijing U of Tech

Sainan (Selina) Zhang


Hang Hu

M.S., Northeastern University

Leo Baraldi

M.S., City College

Satesh Mahadeo

M.S., City College


Undergraduate Students

Hadia Perez
Viktor Silivanov
Brian Lynn
Tom Park
Winnie Ngo
Jade Ardinez

Lab Alumni

Brian Lynn
Mechanical Engineer
ULC Robotics
Kevin Nogacz
Mechanical Engineer
Easy Aerial Inc, E.I.T.

Hadia Perez, Engineer, GE Healthcare


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, Foxconn Technology Group, manager, M.S., Columbia University