Jacob Segil
Senior Instructor
Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Plus

DLC, 178

Jacob Segil is a Senior Instructor for the Engineering Plus and Mechanical Engineering degree programs. Dr. Segil has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Bioenigneering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a Bioengineering focus and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. Segil researches brain-machine interfaces, neural prosthetic devices, and myoelectric control systems. He holds 5 patents, has founded two companies, and consults with two additional companies. He enjoys teaching mechatronic design, experimental design and statistics. Dr. Segil's office is located along the bridge between the ITLL and DLC (third office from the north end of the bridge).

Link to recent research publication on prosthetic hands

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