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Brent Gillespie

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Brent Gillespie

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
3450 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 647-6907
Fax: (734) 764-4256

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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1996
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1992
Master of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1989
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Davis, 1986

Research Interests

Haptic interface and robotics

Honors and Awards

Invited Participant at the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Program on Smart Prosthetics, November 2006

Delegate to the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering, Fall 2004

Representative of the University of Michigan at the 9th Annual Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition and Reception for members of the U.S. Congress and congressional staff. The exhibition, held in the capital building, highlighted selected projects that received NSF funding, June 17, 2003

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), National Science Foundation,, 2001

Member, Tau Beta Pi

CAREER Award, Division of Computational Science and Engineering, Robotics and Human Augmentation Program, National Science Foundation, 2001

Journal of Robotics and Automation Best Paper Award Nomination, International Institute of Electrical and Electronics,, 2000

New Century Scholars Workshop, Stanford University, National Science Foundation, June 2000

CISE Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 1996-1998


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