Rebecca Kramer

Dr. Rebecca K. Kramer founded The Faboratory in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University in 2013. Prior to joining the faculty at Purdue, she was a graduate student and postdoctoral fellow in the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory (2008-2012) working on soft active materials for actuation, sensing, and electronics.

  • Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, 2012
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 2008
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2007

The Faboratory Team

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr Mohammed Mohammed

Graduate Students

R Adam Bilodeau

2nd Year PhD Student

Jennifer Case

3rd Year PhD Student

Trevor Lear

1st Year MS Student

Shanliangzi Liu

1st Year PhD Student

Edward L White

3rd Year PhD Student

Michelle Yuen

3rd Year PhD Student

Jiawei Zhang

1st Year MS Student


Hannah Brown
Jarvis Du
Sarah Hacker

Lab Alumni

Thomas Chenal
Dr. J. William Boley (Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard)