Faculty > Nina Robson, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Nina Robson is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cal State Fullerton. She has extensive experience in the areas of Mechanical Systems Design, Robotics, Biomechanics and Developing Technologies to aid people with disabilities. She has obtained MS degrees in Electronics and Automation Engineering (1994) and in Robotics and Flexible Manufacturing Systems (1996) from the Technical University of Sofia. She also completed a third MS in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering from the University of California, Davis (2001) and a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Irvine in 2008. Dr. Robson's current research interest is on human motion planning with reduced mobility with the goal of developing novel technologies to facilitate the recovery of patients with neurological disorders. She has more than 30 papers published in peer reviewed national and international journals and conferences. Dr. Robson is a recipient of the 2012 NSF NRI collaborative grant "A Design Methodology for Multi-Fingered Robotic Hands with Second Order Kinematic Constraints.”