Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering
David Cappeleri received B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Villanova University, and Pennsylvania State University, respectively, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Before coming to Purdue, he was an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ. His research interests include multi-scale robotic manipulation and assembly, mobile micro/nano robotics, micro-bio robotics, mechatronics, robotic system integration, medical robotics, MEMS/NEMS, micro/nano aerial vehicles, and automation for the life sciences.