Rehabilitation Engineering

Rehabilitation engineering involves developing mechanics and robotics to help restore lost physical and cognitive functions.

 

Faculty involved in rehabilitation engineering research:


Eric Barth

Research Focus: Dynamic systems and control. Design, modeling and control of mechatronic and fluid power systems, free-piston internal combustion and free-piston Stirling engines, power supply and actuation for autonomous robots, and applied non-linear control.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
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Kevin Galloway

Research Focus: Design of robotic systems from the micro- to the macro-scale, soft robotics, rapid prototyping materials and methods, human-centered design, mechanical design, medical device design, assistive technology.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
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Michael Goldfarb

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.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
10

Jason Mitchell

Research Focus: Mechanical design and testing of prosthetics and medical devices. Finite element analysis and kinematics.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
10

Nilanjan Sarkar

Research Focus: Intelligent and autonomous systems, robot-assisted rehabilitation, computer-based intelligent systems, human-robot and human-computer interaction, kinematics, dynamics and control theory
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
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Thomas Withrow

Research Focus: Development, design and testing of surgical robots, improvement of design methods, cyber physical systems, biomechanics, especially the biomechanics of the ACL and injury prevention.
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
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Karl Zelik

Research Focus: Biomechanics of legged locomotion, lower-limb prosthetics, assistive technology, dynamic walking principles, neural control, human-device interfaces, mobility, rehabilitation engineering
Intellectual Neighborhoods: Rehabilitation Engineering
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