<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <html xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:o="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" xmlns:w="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" xmlns:m="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2004/12/omml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40"><head><title>Rungun Nathan's Personal Website</title> </head> <body width="750" topmargin="0" leftmargin="0" style="background-color: white;" lang="EN-US" link="blue" vlink="purple"> <img style="width: 100px; height: 104px;" alt="Monogram" src="images/Monogram.JPG"><img style="width: 244px; height: 100px;" alt="Photo of Rungun Nathan" src="images/ThreeME.jpg"><br> <span style="font-family: Bradley Hand ITC;"><br> </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Bradley Hand ITC; color: rgb(102, 51, 102);">Dr. Rungun Nathan is an associate professor in the division of engineering at Penn State Berks.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>He got his BS from University of Mysore, DIISc from Indian Institute of Science, MS from Louisiana State University and PhD from Drexel University.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>He has worked in the area of Electronic Packaging in C-DOT (India) and then as a Scientific Assistant in the Robotics laboratory at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>He worked as a post-doc at University of Pennsylvania in the area of Haptics and Virtual Reality.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>His research interests are in the areas of unmanned vehicles particularly flapping flight, mechatronics, robotics, MEMS, virtual reality and haptics, and teaching with technology.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>He has active research in the area of lift in Porous medium with Dr. Qianhong Wu (Villanova University).<span style="">&nbsp; </span>He is an active member of ASEE and ASME and reviewer for several ASME, IEEE and ASEE, FIE conferences and journals.</span> </body></html>