Advisory Committee

Healthcare Engineering Short Courses (HESC)

Gerard A. Ateshian

Andrew Walz Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering & Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory. Musculoskeletal biomechanics.


Joel W. Burdick
Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist, USA. Robotic locomotion, sensor-based motion planning algorithms, multi-fingered robotic manipulation, neural prosthetics, and medical applications of robotics. 


Azita Emami
Andrew and Peggy Cherng Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering
, California Institute of Technology; Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute; Executive Officer for Electrical Engineering. Minimally invasive implantable and wearable medical devices for neural recording, neural stimulation and drug delivery. 


Kenneth Shepard
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, USA. Bioelectronic Tools for Neuroscience, Bioelectronic Tools for Microbiology.

Yoichi Watanabe

PhD, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. Nuclear engineering and medical physics, mathematical modeling of tumor, Gamma Knife physics, radiomics and machine learning.