Rebecca Krone 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

Post-Doc Researchers

Dr. J William Boley

Graduate Students

R Adam Bilodeau

Jennifer Case

Edward L White

Michelle Yuen


Hannah Brown
Jarvis Du
Kevin Gasik
Sarah Hacker
Trevor Lear
Katie Lennon
Jieyu Lu
Preston Zhang

Lab Alumni

Thomas Chenal, Visiting Scholar (2013-2014)
Amon Pereira, SURF Student (Summer 2014)