Aaron M. Dollar

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Room / Office: Becton 215
Office Address:
15 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208284
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 436-9122
Fax: (203) 432-6775
Email: aaron.dollar@yale.edu
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • S.M., Harvard University
  • B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Robotics, mechatronics, robotic grasping and manipulation, machine and mechanism design, rehabilitation and assistive devices, prosthetics, underactuated mechanisms, biomechanics of human movement.

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award (2011)
  • TR35 Young Innovator, Technology Review (2010)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2010)
  • Best Student Paper, IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (2007)
  • First Place, ASME Student Mechanism Design Competition, Graduate Division (2006)