Troy McDaniel


Assistant Professor

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School 

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Troy McDaniel is an assistant professor in The Polytechnic School. His research is in haptic perception and haptic interface design for human augmentation, with a focus on assistive and rehabilitative technologies for people with disabilities. He received the 2018 and 2019 Top 5% Teaching Award for faculty at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, and is currently editing a book on haptics.


  • Haptics
  • ubiquitous computing
  • human-centered computing
  • assistive/rehabilitative technology