Kevin M. Lynch

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Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department

Tech B222

+1 (847) 467-5451
Curriculum vitae: 

Research Interests: Robotics. Mechanics, planning, and control of robotic manipulation (juggling, throwing, pushing, rolling, vibration, etc.); self-organizing systems, particularly decentralized control of mobile sensor networks; motion planning and control for underactuated dynamic systems; physical human/robot interaction; industrial applications.  We collaborate with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on neural engineering and human-robot systems.

1989-1996, Carnegie Mellon University
Ph.D. in Robotics, February 1996
Thesis: Nonprehensile Robotic Manipulation: Controllability and Planning
Advisor: Prof. Matthew T. Mason

1985-1989, Princeton University
B.S.E. with honors, Electrical Engineering, June 1989

Dynamic In-hand Sliding Manipulation

Shi, J., J. Z. Woodruff, and K. M. Lynch, "Dynamic In-hand Sliding Manipulation", Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, Hamburg, Germany, IEEE, pp. 870 - 877, Sept. 2015.