Bio

Contact Information:

UIC Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (M/C 251), 2039 ERF, 842 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Office: 3029 ERF

Lab Location: 1024 ERF

Lab Website: Industrial Virtual Reality Institute

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
Purdue University

M.S., Industrial Engineering
Purdue University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 2007-Present

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2003

UIC Research Award, 2000

U.S. Army Summer Fellowship, 2000

ASME Best Technical Paper Award, 1999

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Robotics & Automation, 1998-2001

1996-2001 Department Editor, IIE Transaction

Invention Disclosures, Provisional Patents and Patents

P. Banerjee, C. Luciano, L. Florea, G. Dawe, “Mini Personal Haptic Virtual and Augmented Reality Immersive System”, Invention Disclosure CY033, University of Illinois at Chicago, December 2004

P. Banerjee, C. Luciano, L. Florea, G. Dawe, “Compact haptic and augmented virtual reality device”, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/646,837, March 2005

P. Banerjee and C. Luciano , “Compact haptic and augmented virtual reality system”, U.S. Patent Application, January 2006

Pat Banerjee, Cristian Luciano, Michael Lemole, Fady Charbel , “Immersive Touch Neurological Simulator “, Invention Disclosure CY084, University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2005

Conference Proceedings

C. Luciano, P. Banerjee, L. Florea, G. Dawe “Design of the ImmersiveTouch™: a High-Performance Haptic Augmented Virtual Reality System” CD ROM Proc. Of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) International Conf., Las Vegas, July 2005

Cristian Luciano, Pat Banerjee, G. Michael Lemole, Jr. and Fady Charbel, “Second Generation Haptic Ventriculostomy Simulator Using The Immersivetouch™ System”, Proceedings Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, 2006, pp. 343-348