Ergonomics in Remote Environments Laboratory


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Current Members

Katherine Marian Babbitt

Medical Student at Boonshoft School of Medicine

I am currently a third year medical student at Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Dr. Caroline Cao

Professor of Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

Caroline CAO received her PhD in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2002.

Ting-Chu Chen

Ting-Chu Chen is a college exchange student from Biomedical Engineering Department of Chung Yuan Christian University.

Mark Griswold

I am an electrical engineering graduate student at Wright State.  I received a Master's in biomedical engineering from Wright State in December 2015.

Favorite catchphrase?
Sports and Jesus

Muhammed Hamdan

Biomedical Engineering Student

Muhammed Hamdan is a graduate biomedical engineering student at Wright State University, focusing in biomedical signal and image processing.

Mohammad Maddah

PhD student in Computer Science

I am PhD student in Computer Science and Engineering Dept. of Wright state University. My background is in Physics and Electrical Engineering (Bachelors and Masters).

Akole Mensah

Industrial & Human Factors Engineering Student

Akole Joanita Mensah is working on her masters in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering with an emphasis on Human-System Integration. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (2015). She is currently working with Dr.

Natalie Pyatka

Medical Student at Boonshoft School of Medicine

I am a 3rd year medical student at Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine. Previously worked on the stress study project named "Yelling will not make me learn better." Now working on CTA laparoscopic video study.

Benjamin Rinehart

PhD Student in Engineering

Ben is a graduate student at WSU studying Biomedical Engineering. He is currently working on the project entitled: Endoscopic Fiber Optic Shape Tracker (EFOST).

Thomas Simon

I am an engineering student at Ecole des Mines de Nantes. During my studies, I have been the team leader of a 3D reconstruction project. The goal was to design, simulate and build a 3D Scanner.

Past Members

Jamaya Carter

Jamaya Carter is a 2016 graduate of Talladega College. She is using the summer of 2016 to gain laboratory research experience in Dr. Caroline Cao’s lab through the STREAMS program before continuing her education at Mississippi College.

Kelly Cooley

Administrative Support Coordinator

Kelly is the Administrative Support Coordinator for EREL. She has worked at Wright State University for 4 years. She spends her free time with her husband watching their kids race bmx all across the country.

Emily Diller

am working on my masters in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis on neuroengineering, and I am working with Dr. Cao as a Graduate Research Assistant. My research is focusing on tele surgery and the neurological sensory response.

Jeff Flinn

Jeff holds a B.S. degree in experimental psychology, and an M.S. degree in computer science. He has also completed graduate coursework and research in human factors psychology.

He Fangshu

He Fangshu is a Master student in Industrial Engineering and Logistic Management of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, she received her bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Italy.

Rob Hoskins

I am a graduate student in the MIHE program and a research assistant in Dr. Cao's lab. I am currently researching the effect of different modes of vibrotactile feedback on performance measures in laparoscopic surgery tasks.

Yiman Lou

Yiman is currently working on: Laparoscopic Surgery Training System (LASTS) experiment 2 – Expertise in surgical performance requires mastery of both technical skills such as suturing, and non-technical skills such as perceptual and procedural kno

David Spindler

David received his BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from WSU. He is now working on his MS in Human Factors Engineering. David joined the EREL as a Research Assistant in the summer of 2014.

Zohreh Tavakkoli

I am doing a master in biomedical engineering, to be more specific, I am doing medical Imaging, I am working in Dr.

Riyad Tayim

I am currently an incoming surgical resident in the general surgery program at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, OH.

Jinling Wang

Jinling Wang is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in EREL. She received her Ph.D.

Christen Wendel

Christen Wendel is a junior studying biomedical engineering at Wright State University. She has a passion for innovative healthcare solutions, and is excited to begin researching airway management, laryngoscopy, and intubation.

David Wood

I am a 3rd year biomedical engineering student. I work in and out in the lab on a variety of projects, mostly ones having to do with software development.

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