Curriculum Vitae

Education:
 
2013
 
Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Mechanical Engineering


Thesis: "Control and Learning of Dynamics in Human Movement"
Advisor: Dr. Allison Okamura (Mechanical Engineering Department)
Co-advisor: Dr. Amy Bastian (Neuroscience Department)
 
2009 M.S.
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.98/4.00
Coursework: Robotics, Dynamics, Controls
 
2007 B.S.
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
Mechanical Engineering

Viterbi School of Engineering Valedictorian
GPA:3.98/4.00
Coursework: Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
 


Experience:
 
2/2014 - present
 
Delft University of Technology
(Delft, The Netherlands)
Postdoctoral Researcher in the Delft Haptlcs Laboratory
Advisor: Dr. David Abbink

11/2012 - 12/2013
Stanford University (Stanford, CA, USA)
Visiting Student in the Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine (CHARM) Laboratory
Conducted research to study motor skill acquisition in robot-assisted surgery.
Advisor: Dr. Allison Okamura

8/2007 - 12/2013
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA)
Research Assistant in the Haptics Laboratory
Designed experiments and programmed exoskeleton robotic system to investigate motor control and learning deficits in patients with cerebellar damage.
Ran human subject studies with healthy and patient populations.
Advisor: Dr. Amy Bastian

6/2010 - 8/2010
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (Kyoto, Japan)
Visiting Researcher in the Department of Motor Control and Rehabilitation
Designed and analyzed a human subject experiment to study arm movement adaptation using a bimanual robotic device.
Advisor: Dr. Reiko Osu

8/2005 - 5/2007
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Undergraduate Researcher in the Visual Processing Laboratory
Conducted laboratory research examining the plasticity of the mouse retina morphology.
Advisor: Dr. Eun Jin Lee
 
6/2007 - 8/2007
Medtronic Diabetes (Northridge, CA, USA)
Summer Intern in the Glucose Sensor R&D Department
Designed and tested sensors with new features to incorporate into future sensor generations.
 
6/2006 - 8/2006
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA)
Undergraduate Researcher in the Computer-Integrated Interventional Systems Laboratory
Calibrated and evaluated the performance of force-sensing surgical instruments.
Advisor: Dr. Russell Taylor
 


Leadership Experience:

Technical Committee on Shared Control, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (2014-present)
  • Awarded 2015 Most Active Technical Committee
  • Helped organize tutorials, workshops, and special sessions at IEEE SMC conferences

H-Haptics Program (2014-present)
(14 PhD students, 3 postdocs, 4 universities, and several companies involved in Dutch research program)
  • Helped organize tutorial at IEEE World Haptics 2015 conference
  • Helped organize 2-day research symposiums (PhDs/postdocs present research)
  • Helped organize 3-day autumn school (presentations/workshops about career options)

Women of Whiting (women engineering graduate student organization), Johns Hopkins University (2007-2011)
  • Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations

Computer Integrated Surgery Student Research Society, Johns Hopkins University (2007-2008)

Tau Beta Pi, University of Southern California (2006-2007)
  • Secretary

Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California (2003-2007)
  • Vice President, Chair of Corporate Affairs, Historian


Mentoring and Outreach:
  • Mentored 7 MS students at Delft University of Technology (2014-present)
  • Mentored 1 PhD student at Stanford University (2013)
  • GradNet Mentoring Program, Johns Hopkins University (2008-2011)
  • Robotics Systems Challenge (2008-2010)
  • Baltimore City Girl Scouts - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (2008)
  • Ready Set Design!, Johns Hopkins University (2009)


Teaching Experience:

Co-instructor - The Human Controller (Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
Co-instructor - Applied Experimental Methods: Human Factors (Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Graduate course, ~15 students
  • Gave feedback on research and reports
Teaching assistant - Introduction to Robotics (Fall 2009)
  • Lower-division graduate course, 17 students
  • Organized review sessions, held office hours, graded assignments

Teaching assistant - Design and Analysis of Dynamic Systems (Spring 2009)

  • Upper-division undergraduate course, 39 students
  • Prepared and conducted two biweekly laboratory sessions during which students performed experiments with self-constructed haptic devices



Organized Workshops/Tutorials:
  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) tutorial on "Honest Evaluations of Shared Human-Machine Control Systems". Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) tutorial on "Designing and evaluating shared control systems: Learning from different application domains". Hong Kong.
  • 2015 IEEE World Haptics tutorial on "Human-Centered Design and Evaluation of Haptic Shared Control across different Applications". Chicago, United States.


Invited Talks:

  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) workshop on "Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions". Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 2016 IEEE Haptics Symposium, "IEEE Transactions on Haptics Invited Papers". Philadelphia, United States.
  • 2016 Medical Interfaculty Conference on "The Makeable Man". Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • 2013 6th NSF-JST Japan-U.S.A. Joint Workshop on Development of Model-based Assistive Robotic Technologies for Medicine and Rehabilitation. New York, United States.


Technical Qualifications:
  • Programming - Matlab, C++
  • Haptic/robotic devices - HapticMaster, BKIN Kinarm Robotic System, SensAble Phantom Premium and Omni, Immersion IE2000
  • Mechanical engineering courses - Haptic Systems for Teleoperation and Virtual Reality, Introduction to Robust Control, Introduction to Linear Systems, Robot Sensors and Actuators, Introduction to Robotics
  • Other engineering courses - Learning Theory, Computer Vision, Computer Integrated Surgery
  • Mathematics courses - Matrix Analysis and Linear Algebra, Data Analysis, Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Other graduate courses - Responsible Conduct of Research, Surgery for Engineers


Languages:
  • English (native)
  • Dutch (CEF level B1)


Professional Memberships:
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (current)
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
  • Pi Tau Sigma, International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society


Scholarships and Awards:


Publications:

T. L. Gibo and D. A. Abbink. Movement strategy discovery during training via haptic guidance. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 9(2):243-254, 2016.

A. M. Hadjiosif, S. E. Criscimagna-Hemminger, T. L. Gibo, A. M. Okamura, R. Shadmehr, and M. A. Smith.
Cerebellar damage reduces the stability of motor memories. Translational and Computational Motor Control, 2014.

B. Honing, T. L. Gibo, R. J. Kuiper, and D. A. Abbink.
Training with haptic shared control to learn a slow dynamic system. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 3126-3131, 2014.

T. L. Gibo, D. R. Deo, Z. F. Quek, and A. M. Okamura. Effect of load force feedback on grip force control during teleoperation: A preliminayr study. Haptics Symposium, 2014.

T. L. Gibo, A. J. Bastian, and A. M. Okamura. Grip force control during virtual object interaction: effect of force feedback, accuracy demands, and training. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 7(1):37-47, 2013.

T. L. Gibo, A. J. Bastian, and A. M. Okamura. Cerebellar ataxia impairs modulation of arm stiffness during postural maintenance. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110(7):1611-1620, 2013.

T. L. Gibo, A. M. Okamura, and A. J. Bastian. Cerebellar motor learning: Are environment dynamics more important than error size? Journal of Neurophysiology, 110(2):322-333, 2013.

T. L. Gibo, A. J. Bastian, and A. M. Okamura. Effect of age on stiffness modulation during postural maintenance of the arm. 13th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2013.

T. L. Gibo, M. F. Rotella, A. J. Bastian, and A. M. Okamura. Gradual anisometric-isometric transition for human-machine interfaces. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. 4507-4510, 2011.

T. L. Gibo, A. M. Okamura, and A. J. Bastian. Do cerebellar patients generalize after abrupt or gradual motor learning? Program No. 825.13. 2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

T. Ikegami, G. Ganesh, T. Gibo, T. Yoshioka, M. Kawato, and R. Osu. Effect of endpoint error on trajectory. Adaptation during force field learning: experiment. Neural Control of Movement Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2011.

G. Ganesh, T. Ikegami, T. Gibo, E. Burdet, T. Yoshioka, M. Kawao, and R. Osu. Effect of endpoint error on trajectory. Adaptation during force field learning: model. Neural Control of Movement Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2011.

T. Ikegami, G. Ganesh, T. Gibo, T. Yoshioka, M. Kawato, and R. Osu. Multiple motor plans for the same environment modulated by history of endpoint error. 34th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience Society. Kanagawa, Japan, 2011.

T. L. Gibo, L. Verner, D. Yuh, and A. M. Okamura. Design considerations and human-machine performance of moving virtual fixtures. Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 671-676, 2009.

E. J. Lee, T. Gibo, and N. M. Grzywacz. Dark-rearing reduction of GABA and GAD and prevention of the effect by BDNF in the mouse retina. European Journal of Neuroscience, 24(8):2118-2134, 2006.

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Tricia Gibo,
Jan 2, 2017, 6:35 AM