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Katy Riojas


Current position:

Controls Software Engineer, Medtronic

Previous position:

PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering


PhD, Mechanical Engineering
Vanderbilt University, 2021
Dissertation Title: Making Cochlear-Implant Electrode Array Insertion Less Invasive, Safer, and More Effective through Design, Magnetic Steering, and Impedance Sensing
Date: June 21st, 2021
Advisors: Dr. Robert Webster and Dr. Robert Labadie

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 2016
University of Tulsa

Research Interest:

medical devices and surgical robotics

NSF Fellowship
VISE Affiliate:

Robert Webster, Richard A. Schroeder Chair in Mechanical Engineering
VISE Steering Committee Member


Medical Engineering and Discovery Lab (MED)