Academic Positions

  • present2019

    Research Assistant

    Continuum Robotics Laboratory
    University of Toronto Mississauga

Priyanka Rao is a Ph.D. Student of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. Her research interests are continuum robots with magnetic actuation as well as design optimization.

Before joining CRL in September 2019, Priyanka obtained her dual degree B.Tech./M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering with specialization on Product Design from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India in 2019. In summer 2017, Priyanka was an international visiting student funded by the German Academic Exchange Service at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany and got into contact with continuum robotics at the Laboratory for Continuum Robotics.

Education

  • Ph.D. ongoing

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

    University of Toronto

  • M.Tech. 2019

    Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • B.Tech. 2019

    Mechanical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras

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