Chengzhang Xiao successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled ‘Personal Unique Rolling Experience: Design, Modeling and Control of a Rolling Robot’ on November 9th, 2022. Congratulations, Dr. Xiao!
Yinan Pei successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled ‘Design and validation of Lower- and Upper-Extremity Robotic Medical Education Task Trainers for Neurological Exams’ on November 7th, 2022. Congratulations!
Professor Kevin Lynch was invited by Professor Liz Hsiao-Wecksler to give a seminar talk titled ‘Human-robot collaborative manipulation’ in weekly MechSE Seminars on September 20th at 4 pm in 4100 Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building. Kevin Lynch is a professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Center for Robotics and Biosystems at Northwestern University. […]
The arm and leg task trainers were demoed to a group of neurologists attending the Illinois State Neurological Society meeting (Saturday, September 17th) in Chicago, IL, last Saturday, September 17th. The goal was to get their overall feedback on the realism of the arm trainer on mimicking rigidity and spasticity and the leg on replicating […]
Professor Ralph Hollis from Carnegie Mellon University was invited by Professor Liz Hsiao-Wecksler as the seminar speaker to share his insights and research on Ballbots during the weekly MechSE Seminar on September 13th at 4 pm in 4100 Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building. Professor Ralph Hollis received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from […]
In April 2022, three lab members presented their work at the Design of Medical Devices Conference at the University of Minnesota. Yinan presented his work titled ‘Control design and Preliminary Evolution of a Medical Education Simulator for Ankle Tendon Reflex Assessment Training‘ in the Advances in Wearables and Minimally Invasive Devices Session. Mahshid presented her […]
In August 2019, Maria Fox presented part of her dissertation research in a podium presentation titled “Body Size Differences in Vertical and Leg Stiffness in Running Humans” at the XXVII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2019) and 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB2019). Chenzhang Xiao presented two posters from […]