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Nick Wettels
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Biography (more>>)
Nicholas Wettels is a researcher and entrepreneur in the robotics and electronics space.
His goals are to devise and new robotic and electronic solutions for commercial and government customers to foster better robotic manipulation, autonomy and data acquisition.

Education (more>>)
PhD Biomedical Engineering (USC, 2011)
MS Engineering Management (Old Dominion, 2005)
BS Physics (Tulane, 2000)

Professional Experience (more>>)
JPL: 2013 - Present
Somatis Sensor Solutions: 2012 - Present
SynTouch LLC: 2008 - 2012
US Navy: 2000 - 2006

Research Interests (more>>)
His research interests include: static and dynamic force sensing techniques, multi-fingered manipulation, reach and grasp controllers, sensor fusion (vision/ EM + tactile), object property extraction, machine learning and energy harvesting.

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