News Archive

HDCL in the News

Below are links to some of our previous research featured in local media. Please see the links to the right for locally hosted copies of the stories and older stories.

 

HDCL News Archive (- May 2019)

05/2019- Congratulations to Leo Song for finishing his Master’s thesis titled: “Quantification of spasticity and rigidity for biceps and triceps using the PVRM (position, velocity, and resistance meter)”

05/2019- Congratulations to Ayush Sinha on graduating with his Master’s degree

04/2019- Congratulations to Leo Song for presenting at the Design of Medical Device Conference in Minneapolis

07/2017- Congratulations to Chenzhang Xiao for finishing his Master’s thesis titled: “Pneumatic ergonomic crutches”

07/2017- Congratulations to Austin Chen for finishing his Master’s thesis titled: “Inappropriate posture: Device to Regain Awareness on Postures and Prevent Trauma, Case Study: How Can Young Adults’ Posture Be Monitored Discreetly By Sensing and Movement Assistive Technology”

07/2016- Congratulations to Matt Petrucci for successfully defending his dissertation titled: “Modulation and Modeling of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments for Gait Initiation in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease”

07/2016- Congratulations to Carrie Liang for finishing her Master’s thesis titled: “Design of a Passive Hydraulic Simulator for Abnormal Muscle Behavior Replication”

06/2016- Congratulations to Ziming Wang for finishing his Master’s thesis titled: “Design of Actuation System and Minimization of Sensor Configuration for Gait Event Detection for Gen 3.0 Portable Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis (PPAFO)”

04/2016- Congratulations to Alan Gaglio, Ziming Wang, Carrie Liang, and Chen-Zhang Xiao for presenting at the Design of Medical Device Conference in Minneapolis

04/2016- Congratulations to Matt Petrucci for finishing his Master’s thesis titled: “Evaluation of Gait Kinematics and Kinetics Using a Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis for Gait Assistance in People with Multiple Sclerosis”

03/2016- Congratulations Jason Troutner for winning St. Louis University “Real” Elevator Pitch Competition through his new startup Cast21.

02/2016- Congratulations to Matt Petrucci for being acknowledged by the MechSE Department as a 2015 Distinguished Graduate Student in  for publishing 6 papers.

02/2015- Congratulations to Mazhar Islam on successfully defending his dissertation titled: “Studies on Gait Control using a Portable Pneumatically Powered Ankle Foot Orthosis (PPAFO) during Human Walking ”

01/2016- Congratulations to HDCL alumnus Scott Daigle on being named to Forbes 30 under 30

12/2015- Congratulations to Morgan Boes on successfully defending her dissertation titled: “Portable Power Supply Efficiency and Gait Assistance Evaluation using a Pneumatic Ankle-Foot Orthosis Testbed”

10/2015- Matthew Petrucci presents his ankle-foot orthosis work in Parkinson’s Disease populations at the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center (NUPOC)

10/2015- Ziming Wang presents his ankle-foot orthosis work in a MechSE BIG Seminar

08/2015- Congratulations to Matthew Petrucci on successfully passing his preliminary examination

07/2015- Congratulations to Mazharul Islam on successfully passing his preliminary examination

02/2015- Congratulations to undergraduate Emily Matijevich for being named a Knight of St. Patrick

01/2015- Movement disorder simulator project within the HDCL funded through Jump ARCHES [Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation]