Director

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
Dr. Brian L. Davis

Brian L. Davis

Mechanical Engineering Department
Orthopedic biomechanics, medical device design, rehabilitation engineering, gait analysis, pediatric biomedical engineering
Dr. Douglas A Wajda

Douglas A. Wajda

Health and Human Performance Department
Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Motor Control, Motor Behavior, Motor Learning, Neurological Impairment, Multiple Sclerosis, gait, balance, falls, fall risk, medical devices
Dr. Prabaha Sikder

Prabaha Sikder

Mechanical Engineering Department
Multi-functional Composites, Biomaterials for Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal defects, Regenerative Medicine, Live Scaffolds, Medical Implant Coatings

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
Daniel Ferris

Daniel Ferris

University of Florida
Robert W. Adenbaum Professor in Engineering Innovation & Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Seth Greenwald

Seth Greenwald

Director, Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Inc.
John Chae

John Chae

MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute
Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs for the MetroHealth System, Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University