Pinhas Ben-Tzvi

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2008
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2004
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 2000
 

Selected Honors

GW SEAS Outstanding Young Researcher Award
GW SEAS Outstanding Young Teacher Award
IEEE Senior Member
Summa Cum Laude, B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
 

Selected Projects

Autonomous mobile robots with symbiosis of mobility and manipulation and modular and reconfigurable mobile robotics for search & rescue and hazardous environment sensing and monitoring

Design of intelligent biomimetic robotic tails for robust dynamic stabilization and agile maneuvering of mobile robots on rough terrain

Autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launch and recovery from naval vessels, and wireless telemetry systems for remote sensing and monitoring in naval applications

Development and testing of co-operative scalable field robots for casualty extraction and evacuation in hazardous environments (e.g., disaster response; the aftermath of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) event)

Haptics devices and upper-extremity exoskeletons for robot control and rehabilitation therapy

Dr. Pinhas Ben-Tzvi
Dr. Pinhas Ben-Tzvi
  • (540) 231-6938
  • bentzvi@vt.edu
  • Office Location:
    465 Goodwin Hall

    Mailing Address:
    465 Goodwin Hall
    635 Prices Fork Road
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

Personal Website
http://www.me.vt.edu/people/faculty/pinhas-ben-tzvi/

Robotics & Mechatronics Lab (RMLab)
http://www.rmlab.org/