Directors

Dr. Jason P. Halloran

Jason P. Halloran

Mechanical Engineering Department

Biomechanics, finite element analysis, design of experiments, probabilistic analysis, orthopaedics, biomedical engineering, computational modelling, solid mechanics

Dr. Eric Michael Schearer

Eric Michael Schearer

Mechanical Engineering Department

Robotics, dynamic systems and control, human motion control, functional electrical stimulation, model learning, motion planning, machine learning

Members

Dr. Debbie Espy

Debbie Espy

Health Sciences Department

Balance, exercise dosage, exercise intensity, balance training, motor learning, real-time feedback, sensor technologies, virtual reality, interactive video games, knowledge translation

Dr. M. Ann Reinthal

M. Ann Reinthal

Health Sciences Department

Integrating technology into rehabilitation, using video gaming to mass motor practice, understanding exercise dosage, stiffness and spasticity post stroke

Dr. Hanz Richter

Hanz Richter

Mechanical Engineering Department

Biomedical robots, prostheses, advanced exercise machines, aeroengine propulsion control, high-precision motion control, piezoelectric actuators and sensors

Dr. Jerzy T. Sawicki

Jerzy T. Sawicki

Mechanical Engineering Department

Dynamics and control of structures, mechatronic systems, structural health monitoring, active magnetic bearings, robust control, model validation, robust fault detection, rotordynamics

Dr. Dan Simon

Dan Simon

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Control systems, state estimation, signal processing, computer intelligence

Dr. Kenneth E. Sparks

Kenneth E. Sparks

Health and Human Performance Department

Treatment of cardiovascular disease, patient outcomes, sports performance, fitness, wellness

Dr. Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert

Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert

Mechanical Engineering Department

Biomechanics, rehabilitation, sports, orthopaedics, prosthetics, exoskeletons, control

Dr. Wenbing Zhao

Wenbing Zhao

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Fault-tolerant computing, computer and network security, Peer-to-peer and grid computing, performance evaluation of distributed systems

External Advisory Board

Michael Branicky

Michael Branicky

College of Engineering, University of Kansas
Dean and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Mary Rodgers

Mary Rodgers

School of Medicine, University of Maryland

Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Hunter Peckham

Hunter Peckham

Case Western Reserve University
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics
Cleveland FES Center
Associate Director of Technology Transfer,
Daniel Ferris

Daniel Ferris

University of Michigan

Professor of Movement Science and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Seth Greenwald

Seth Greenwald

Director, Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Inc.