Lab Tour

The HDCL includes a 990 sq. ft. (30′ x 33′) laboratory space, 825 sq. ft (25′ x 33′) office space for students and small workshop housed within the Mechanical Engineering Building.

Relevant laboratory facilities in the HDCL include:

  • 6-camera, up to 200Hz, three-dimensional motion analysis system with automatic tracking software (Model 460, Vicon Motion Systems Inc., Lake Forest, CA)
  • 32′ walkway with two embedded forceplates (Models BP600900 and BP400600NC, AMTI Inc., Woburn, MA) with an overhead support structure for tethered gait and balance experiments
  • 16- channel EMG system (Bagnoli-16, Delsys Inc., Boston, MA)
  • Split-belt instrumented treadmill with ground reaction force and center of pressure measurement capabilities (68″L x 16″W per belt, Bertec, Corp., Columbus, OH)
  • 3D printer (Ultimaker 2+ Extended)


Motion capture area
Testing station
Vicon infrared camera
Walkway with embedded force plate
Office space
More office and meeting table
Bertec dual-belt dual-force plate treadmill
More office and sustenance
Bandsaw and lathe
Pneumatic testing station
Drill press, grinding wheel and work bench
Ultimaker 3D Printer