News Updates

Current Lab News:

  • Congratulations to Chris Pannier on being selected as the winner of the 2015 ASME DSCD Best Student Paper on Mechatronics, for the paper “A Model of Liquid-Drop Spreading for Electrohydrodynamic Jet Printing”! [September 2016]
  • The welcomes back undergraduates Adam Lassman, Nick Tavis, Max Wu, Anne Gu, Annika Stoldt, Ryan Tepper and Tom Brown for a fun semester! [September 2016]
  • The lab welcomes new Masters students Lauren Ransohoff and Ziyuan Jiao. [September 2016]
  • The lab welcomes new Masters students Garrett Madsen, Kshitij Jain, and Efe Balta. [September 2016]
  • The lab welcomes new PhD students Ding Zhang and Ali Alizadegan. [September 2016]
  • The lab welcomes new Postdoctoral Researcher Patrick Sammons. [September 2016]
  • Congratulations to Mamadou Diagne on accepting a new Assistant Professor position at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute. [August 2016]
  • The lab welcomes new Postdoctoral Researcher Felipe Lopez. [August 2016]
  • Congratulations to Devyani Kalvit on being selected as a Rackham Summer Award recipient! [April 2016]
  • Congratulations to Ilya Kovalenko on being selected as an NSF graduate fellowship recipient! [April 2016]
  • Congratulations to Ilya Kovalenko and Miguel Saez for being selected for 5th place in the MTConnect Student Challenge! [March 2016]
  • Congratulations to Prof. Barton for being selected as the recipient of the 2016 Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Award! [January 2016]
  • Congratulations to Ingyu Lim on successfully defending and submitting his dissertation! We wish him well on his new adventure at Ford. [January 2016]
  • Congratulations to Deema Totah on receiving the University of Michigan Small Grants for the Development of Technology to Support Health Management and Independence! [December 2015]
  • The lab welcomes Postdoc Researcher Mamadou Diagne. [August 2015]
  • The lab welcomes new PhD student Joaquin Gabaldon. [August 2015]
  • The lab welcomes new PhD student Isaac Spiegel. [August 2015]
  • Congratulations to Leo Tse on his recently published paper in Applied Physics Letters. [August 2015]
  • The lab welcomes new PhD student Ilya Kovalenko. [August 2015]
  • The lab welcomes visiting student Chunan Huang from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. [July 2015]
  • Congratulations to Leo Tse on his runner up selection for Best Paper Award at the 2015 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference! [June 2015]
  • Congratulations to Nick Putman on accepting a new position at Rockwell Automation! [June 2015]
  • Congratulations to Chris Pannier on being selected as an NSF graduate fellowship recipient! [April 2015]
  • Congratulations to Prof. Barton for being selected as an inaugural recipient of the 2015 MechSE Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of Illinois! [March 2015]
  • Congratulations to Ingyu Lim for successfully completing his prelim! [March 2015]
  • Congratulations to Prof. Barton for being selected as a recipient of the 2015 SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. [January 2015]
  • Congratulations to Deema Totah for successfully defending her Masters Thesis! [December 2014]
  • The lab says goodbye and good luck to Sayooj Pillai as he graduates and accepts a job with Cummins, Inc. [December 2014]
  • Congratulation to Leo Tse for successfully completing his prelim! [December 2014]
  • Congratulations to Berk Altin for successfully completing his prelim! [December 2014]
  • Representatives from Rockwell Automation, Mac Valves, Designers Edge, and McNaughton-McKay visited the lab to dedicate the manufacturing test bed upgrades.Ribbon Cutting - 04Dec2014
  • The lab welcomes visiting scholar Xiaomei Hu. [December 2014]
  • The lab says goodbye to visiting scholars Mauro and Diego. [November 2014]
  • Berk Altin, Ingyu Lim, and Prof. Barton attend the Dynamic Systems and Control Conference in San Antonio, Texas. [October 2014] 
  • The lab welcomes undergraduate researchers Andrew Gruber, Ethan McMillan, and David Robinson. [September 2014]
  • The lab welcomes Masters Student researchers Tong Li, Dan Zhao, and Sayooj Pillai. [September 2014]
  • The lab welcomes visiting scholar Diego Manzocchi. [September 2014]
  • The lab welcomes new Ph.D. student Mike Quann. [September 2014]
  • The lab says goodbye to undergraduate summer researcher Ben Getz. [August 2014]
  • The lab says goodbye to undergraduate summer researcher Eliana Almario. [August 2014]
  • Check out Eliana’s youtube video on additive manufacturing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfeGUp0bvm4&feature=youtu.be
  • The lab welcomes visiting scholar Mauro Mazzolini. [August 2014]
  • The lab welcomes undergraduate researcher Tanay Nerurkar. [June 2014]
  • The lab welcomes undergraduate summer researcher Ben Getz. [June 2014]
  • The lab welcomes undergraduate summer researcher Eliana Almario. [June 2014]
  • The lab welcomes new Ph.D. student Christopher Pannier. [June 2014]
  • Congratulations to Deema Totah for completing her quals! [June 2014]
  • Congratulations to Berk Altin on your paper in Mechatronics! [May 2014]
  • Congratulations to Leo Tse on your paper in Applied Physics Letters! [April 2014]
  • Congratulations to Prof. Kira Barton for receiving an NSF CAREER Award! [February 2014]
  • Congratulations to Ingyu Lim on your paper in Control Engineering Practice! [January 2014]