B.S./M.S. Combined Program, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
I am a BSMS student in Human Dynamics and Control Lab. I worked on angle sensor of PPAFO during my undergrads and switch to soft pneumatic robotics project for my master thesis. I am currently focusing on designing an upper extremity orthosis using soft pneumatic actuator that would help long term crutch user and I would like to continue work on development of human assistive device after my graduation.
- Developing pneumatic sleeve orthosis for Lostrand crutch to help long term crutch users correct wrist posture and transfer load experienced by palm to forearm
- Developing pneumatic energy harvest system to collect and store pneumatic energy during each crutch gait cycle and to charge pneumatic actuator when needed
- Designing a passive ergonomic wrist orthosis to be attached on crutch
- Human Assistive Devices
- Powered Orthosis and Prosthesis
- Bio-Inspired Robotics