Simon Fraser University

Current Members

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Carlo Menon
Professor in the School of Engineering Science
New Investigator Award recipient, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Career Investigator Award recipient, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

STAFF

Natasha Victorino
Health Science Manager at MENRVA
 
Lukas-Karim Merhi 

Engineering Manager at MENRVA
 

Carolyn Weeks-Levi

Senior Scientist at MENRVA

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Xianta Jiang
Post-Doc at MENRVA
Topic: Biomed
 
Yasong Li
Post-doc at MENRVA
Topic: Adhesion
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Bubblepreet Randhawa

Post-Doc (part-time) at MENRVA
Topic: Rehab
 

Jeff Krahn

Post-Doc at MENRVA
Topic: Bionic gripper

Mahta Khoshnam

Post-Doc at MENRVA
Topic: Rehab Robotics

 

PhD STUDENTS

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Farzad Khosrow-khavar
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Vibration therapy for coronary blood perfusion
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Ausama Hadi Ahmed Abdualla 
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Climbing robots 
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Mojgan Tavakolan
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices
Shahram Pourazadi
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Artificial Muscles
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Ahmed Elnady
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive technologies
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Zhen Gang Xiao
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices
Gil Herrnstadt
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab robotic devices
Hadi Moein
PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Artificial muscles
Xin Zhang

PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab technology
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Ramandeep Kaur

PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Compliant gripper
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Mandeep Kaur

PhD candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Miniaturized bronchoscope
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MASC and MEng STUDENTS

Mona Lisa Delva
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Rehabilition Technology
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Mahan Rahimi

MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Biomedical
 

Nezam Alavi

MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: TBD
Gautam Sadarangani
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab devices
Lee Sutton
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Artificial Muscles
Aydin A Ahrabi
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Medical device
 
Jordan Lui
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Artificial Musles
 
Ra'na Sadeghi
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab devices
 
Neha Chhatre
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab devices
Maram Sakr
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Assistive/rehab devices
Chakaveh Ahmadizadeh
Research Assistant at MENRVA
Topic: Control of Robotic Prosthesis
Eunice Kuatsjah
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Electrical Stimulation
William Geng
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Biosignal Processing
Sohail Sangha
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Force Myography
Sepehr Sheikholeslamia
MASc candidate at MENRVA
Topic: Soft Grasping

 

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS, VISITING STUDENTS, UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

 
Jamal Bahari

RA at MENRVA
Topic: SMA microstructures
Gurpal Bisra
Research Assistant at MENRVA
Topic: Microactuator
Andrea Ferrone
Visiting Grad Student
Home Institution: Roma Tre University & CNR
Topic: Sensing technology

 

Kelvin Chu
BASc Student, Honour Thesis
Research Assistant at MENRVA
Topic: Biorobotics

 

 

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