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Peter Berkelman

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Peter Berkelman
Publicity Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawaii, USA
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Peter Berkelman is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.  He was with the TIMC-IMAG Laboratory of the Grenoble School of Medicine from 2001 to 2004 and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Johns Hopkins University from 1999 to 2001.  He received a PhD in Robotics from the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute in 1999.  His current research is in the areas of medical robotics, haptic interfaces, and magnetic levitation.