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Colette's Profile

Education Information

  • 2016 - Present: Ph.D Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, A.R.M.A. Research Laboratory, Vanderbilt University
  • 2011 - 2015: B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Research Interest:

  • Surgical Robotics
  • Biologically Inspired (Soft) Robotics
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Previous Research:

  • "Tissue tensionning to limit water infiltration during high pressure water jet debridement", BioInstrumentation Laboratory, MIT
  • "Soft Robotic Direct Cardiac Compression Device", BioDesign Laboratory, Wyss Institute, Harvard University
  • "Low Cost Manufacturing of Soft Robotic Technology", BioDesign Laboratory, Wyss Institute, Harvard University


  • 2011-2015: United World Colleges (UWC) Davis Scholarship
  • 2016-2017: Vanderbilt Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Contact Information:

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