Ricardo joined IHMC in September 2023 as a Research Associate working on the Sandia exoskeleton project with Dr. Gwen Bryan and her robotics team.
He comes to IHMC from the Stanford Biomechatronics Lab, where he gained experience in mechanical design, human biomechanics, controls, and human subject testing.
He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at Stanford. He also served as CFO of My College Journey Academy, a community outreach program that offers help to first-generation high school students as they navigate the college and scholarship application process.
His passion is in designing and developing systems that help humans do what was once physically impossible to do or regain the ability to do what once they could do.