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  • Ph.D. ABD; Northwestern University; Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. 1996, Northwestern University; Mechanical Engineering
  • BSEE; 1988; University of Notre Dame; Electrical Engineering; Major: Computer Eng.
  • BS; 1988; University of Notre Dame; Mathematics; Major: Computer Science


Companies founded:



5/2009 – present Member of Northwestern University’s Mechanical Engineering Department Advisory Board 



Patents pending:


In the news:

Aqui hay una buena compilacion de news links sobre mis trabajos:



  • Feb 2010 Keehoon Kim, James Edward Colgate, Julio J. Santos-Munné, Alexander Makhlin, and Michael A. Peshkin; On the Design of Miniature Haptic Devices for Upper Extremity Prosthetics; IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics;
  • Mar-Apr 2008 KineAssist: Design and Development of a Robotic Overground Gait and Balance Therapy Device; James Patton, David A. Brown, Michael Peshkin, JulioJ. Santos-Munne, Alex Makhlin, Ela lewis, J. Edward Colgate, and Doug Schwandt; Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 15(2):131-139
  • July 2007 Lewis, Ela; Santos, Julio; Patton, James; Makhlin, Alex; Crombie, Gwendolyn; Peshkin, Michael; Settle, Krista; Colgate, Edward; Brown, David A. Development and testing of a new robotic gait and balance training system for individuals post-stroke International Society for Posture and Gait Research 2007 18th International conference on : 14 July- 18 July 2007.
  • June 2002 Cirugia Cobotica:  Fluoroscopia Coordinada (Cobotic Surgery:  Coordinated Fluoroscopy); Cirugía, Órgano Científico del Colegio Dominicano de Cirujanos, Inc., Vol. 4, No.3, June-July 2002.
  • Jan. 1995 A Stereotactic/Robotic System for Pedicle Screw Placement; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Vol. 18, Interactive Technology and the New Paradigm for Healthcare; J. Santos-Munné; M. Peshkin, Ph.D.; S. Mirkovic,MD; S.D. Stulberg, MD; T.C Kienzle III, MD.; Chap. 50, Page 326-333, IOS Press.
  • Jan 1995 Diagramming Registration Connectivity and Structure; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Vol. 18, Interactive Technology and the New Paradigm for Healthcare; J.T. Lea; J. Santos-Munné; M. Peshkin, Ph.D.; Chap. 33, Page 191-200; IOS Press.