Jindong Tan

Associate Head of the Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

Phone: 865-974-5250
E-mail: tan@utk.edu

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Jindong Tan is one of the top researchers in bio-robotic systems. He has used his research to study how robotics could be used in medical situations, in space, by the military, even in dangerously radioactive environments. His research on medical robotics and in the realm of personal health has led to the development of the "dietcam," by which people asses their diets via their mobile phone's camera. He is a member of a number of engineering and robotics societies.

Topics of expertise: Robots, personal health, and artificial intelligence.