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Juan P. Wachs

Juan P. Wachs

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

Juan Wachs received his bachelor’s degree in electrical education from the ORT Academic College in Jerusalem, his master’s and PhD degrees in industrial engineering and management in the information systems and intelligent systems tracks, respectively, from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Prior to coming to Purdue Dr. Wachs was part of a team of researchers working in the Virtual Reality and Telerobotics Lab at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and he taught at ORT and Intel Colleges in Israel. His research interests are machine and computer vision, robotics, tele-operations, human factors, assistive technologies and health support systems.