M. Cenk Çavuşoğlu, Ph.D.


Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Department of Computer and Data Sciences
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

On Campus Contact Info

Email: mcc14@case.edu
Phone: +1 (216) 368-4479
Fax: +1 (216) 368-6888
Office: Glenan 517C

Residence Contact Info

Phone: +1 (216) 368-4479

Türkiye Contact Info

Phone: +90 (312) 426-4432
               +90 (312) 428-5824


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1997-2000
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 1995-1997
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1991-1995

Robotics: Medical Robotics, Haptics, Teleoperation, Design of Mechatronic Systems Human-Machine Interfaces / Virtual Environments: Surgical Simulation, Haptic Interfacing to Virtual Environments, Physical Modeling for Simulation in Virtual Environments
Systems and Control: Modeling and Simulation of Complex Biological Systems


Currently, I am an professor of Computer Science and Data Science and the director of the Medical Robotics and Computer Integrated Surgery (MeRCIS) Laboratory at the Case Western Reserve University. I started here in August 2002.
Before becoming a professor at CWRU, I was a postdoctoral researcher / research specialist at the UC Berkeley Robotics and Intelligent Machines Lab between August 2000 and August 2002. I worked with Prof. Shankar S. Sastry and Prof. Frank Tendick.