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Michael Goldfarb

H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Co-director, Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Intellectual Neighborhoods

Research Focus

Design, modeling, and control of electromechanical devices and systems. Design of high-energy-density robotic actuators. Control of fluid-powered actuators and devices.

Current Projects

Goldfarb Lab
Professor M. Goldfarb 
Research interests includes the development of robotic limbs for upper and lower extremity amputees, and the development of exoskeletons for individuals with spinal cord injury and stroke. Dr. Goldfarb has authored approximately 250 publications and been awarded over 40 US patents on topics related to wearable robotics. Dr. Goldfarb was inducted into the US National Academy of Inventors in 2020, and was recognized in 2021 by Stanford University as among the Top 2% of most cited scientists. Among his papers are ones awarded best-paper awards in 1997, 1998, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2020, and 2022 and others that were finalists for best paper awards in 2015, 2017, and 2020.


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