People

Daniel M. Aukes, PhD

danaukes@asu.edu CV Calendar Daniel M. Aukes is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, and is the Principal Investigator of the IDEAlab. His research investigates the nexus of design, manufacturing, and data-driven decision-making towards the development of robots that can operate in niche environments, with a focus on affordability and accessibility. He is a former Technology Development Fellow at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and completed post-doctoral research in the Harvard MicroRobotics Lab with Rob Wood, developing manufacturing planning software for origami-inspired robots.

Current Students

Jude Brauer

jnbraue1@asu.edu

Undergraduate

Cole Brauer

cbrauer@asu.edu

FURI Masters MORE PhD

Fuchen Chen

fchen65@asu.edu

PhD

Erick Duarte

eduarte1@asu.edu

FURI Undergraduate

Charles Jeffries

cgjeffri@asu.edu

Undergraduate

Yuhao Jiang

yjian154@asu.edu

Yuhao is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at ASU. His research interest mainly lies in controls, robotics, and dynamic systems. Prior to joining IdeaLab, he received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida, supervised by Dr. Prabir Barooah, studying controls and system identifications of smart buildings. Before that, he received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Donghua University.

PhD

Roozbeh Khodambashi

rkhodamb@asu.edu

I am a Mechanical engineer by education and an Electrical engineer by practice. Before I join the Systems engineering Ph.D. program at ASU, I was a masters student at Georgia Tech working in the area of prosthetics and human augmentation for musical applications under Prof. Weinberg. I received an M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology focusing the area of tactile sensing in robotics and minimally invasive surgery under Prof. Najarian. My B.Sc. is in Mechanical engineering from Shahrekord University.

PhD

Anson Kwan

akwan2@asu.edu

FURI Barrett Undergraduate

Shawn (Donging) Li

dongting@asu.edu

Dongting Li is a Systems Engineering Ph.D. student and joined IDEAlab in 2018 fall. His research focuses on robot modeling and locomotion inside granular media. He received his bachelor's degree in 2018.

PhD

Lab Alumni

Wade Adams

Masters

Sheena Benson

FURI Undergraduate

Drew Carlson

FURI Undergraduate

Clint Ewell

Masters

Vipul Gadekar

Masters

Alia Gilbert

FURI Undergraduate

Sudhanshu Katarey

Masters

Jacob Knaup

FURI Barrett KEEN Undergraduate

Guston Lighthouse

FURI Barrett Undergraduate

Frank Ononye

Barrett Undergraduate

Chien-Wen Pan

PhD

Hebellyn Quezada

Barrett Undergraduate

Mannat Rana

FURI Undergraduate

Dante Roush

Barrett Undergraduate

Taha Shafa

KEEN Masters

Mohammad Sharifzadeh

PhD

Benjamin Shuch

Barrett Undergraduate Masters