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Kira Barton

Kira Barton

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor and Miller Faculty Scholar in Mechanical Engineering, core faculty in Robotics Institute, University of Michigan. Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 2010; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 2006; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, 2001. Research interests include: Control theory and applications; high precision motion control; iterative learning control; high-performance nano-scale printing for electrical and biomedical applications; micro/nano-manufacturing; control for manufacturing; cooperative control; control for autonomous vehicles. 2015 SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, 2014 NSF CAREER Award.