Neurobionics Lab

Leo Medrano

PhD Student

Mechanical Engineering


Leo graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. For his undergraduate research at the Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Facility, Leo earned the President’s Undergraduate Research Award. At Georgia Tech, Leo served as the Mechanical Lead for Georgia Tech’s undergraduate robotics organization, in which he designed a fleet of small robots to play autonomous soccer in several international competitions. He also collaborated with the GTRI RoboLab to design an unmanned underwater drone platform for maritime mapping and exploration. He is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, and his primary interest is studying the impact of powered exoskeletons on human energetics to inform future device designs.