mzinn

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Associate Professor
Last Name: 
Zinn
Name: 
Michael
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Department: 
Mechanical Engineering
Short Biography: 
Michael Zinn received the B.S. and M.S. from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (2005) from Stanford University. He joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2007. His research interests are broadly directed at understanding and overcoming the design and control challenges of complex electro-mechanical systems with a primary focus on human-centered robotics. His focus on human-centered robotics spans multiple application areas including manufacturing, medical devices, and haptics. Prior to joining the UW-Madison faculty, he was Director of Systems and Controls Engineering at Hansen Medical where he helped to develop the world’s first commercially available minimally invasive flexible surgical robotic system. In addition to his experience at Hansen Medical, he has over 10 years of electro-mechanical system design and manufacturing experience in aerospace and high-technology industries.

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University of Wisconsin - Madison

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