Sarthak Misra, scientist.
Joined the University of Twente in 2009.
Currently works as an Associate Professor in the Biomechanical Engineering Group.
He is affiliated with MIRA - Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine.
Sarthak obtained his doctoral degree in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
Prior to commencing his studies at Johns Hopkins, he worked for three years as a dynamics and controls analyst at MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates on the International Space Station Program.
Sarthak received his Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
He is the recipient of various awards and fellowships:
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) VENI award,
Link Foundation fellowship,
McGill Major fellowship, and
NASA Space Flight Awareness award.
Sarthak is the (co-)author of more than 85 peer-reviewed scientific publications.
He is an associate editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation (RAS) Society Conference Editorial Board, and …
co-chair of the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Surgical Robotics and International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee on Biological and Medical Systems.
So far the CV.
Sarthak’s broad research interests are primarily in the area of applied mechanics at both macro and micro scales.
He is interested in the modeling and control of electro-mechanical systems with applications to surgical robotics.
And willing to talk about it …