Kristen L. Dorsey

Kris Dorsey is an associate professor at Northeastern University with a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences departments. She directs the Programmable and Reconfigurable Soft Engineered Systems (PARSES) Lab. Her current research interests include novel morphology soft sensors, stability concerns for soft-material sensors, and sensors for soft robots and wearable medical devices. She is also currently an MLK Visiting Associate Professor at MIT in the Media Lab. She was a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and University of California, San Diego. Dr. Dorsey graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and earned her Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Olin College.

PARSES Lab at Northeastern CV