» Dhanya Nair, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Fowler School of Engineering
Email: dnair@chapman.edu

EDUCATION/TRAINING

2009 - 2013

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University (Mentors: Profs. Richard Gale and Tanja Karp)

2007 - 2009

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University (Mentor: Prof. Richard Gale)

2002 - 2006

B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication, Cochin University of Science & Technology, India

RESEARCH/TEACHING INTERESTS

Dr. Nair’s research interest centers around characterizing human touch and developing tactile assistive technologies. Specific projects under investigation include development of low-cost refreshable braille displays, tactile interfaces for mobile devices, haptic enabled assistive writing, ultrasonic mid-air haptics, and tactile musical devices.