Hong Z. Tan

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Keysight Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Campus: West Lafayette
Office: MSEE 272
Office Phone: +1 765-494-6416
Fax: +1 765-494-6951


Purdue University
Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Materials and Electrical Engineering Building
501 Northwestern Ave.
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2035


  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China, 1986
  • S.M. in EECS, MIT, 1988
  • Ph.D. in EECS, MIT, 1996


Haptic interfaces, distributed contact sensing, Haptic rendering, psychophysics

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