James Tung

Associate Professor
James Tung

Contact information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x43445
Location: E7 3428



Research interests

  • Assistive Technology
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Connectivity and Internet of Things
  • Robotics
  • Neuromotor control
  • IoT
  • Devices
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioengineering


  • BME 488 - Special Topics in Biomechanics
    • Taught in 2020, 2021
  • BME 588 - Special Topics in Biomechanics
    • Taught in 2022
  • ME 262 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Digital Logic
    • Taught in 2021
  • ME 597 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • ME 599 - Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    • Taught in 2019, 2020
  • ME 780 - Special Topics in Mechatronics
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • MTE 262 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Digital Logic
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2022
  • MTE 380 - Mechatronics Engineering Design Workshop
    • Taught in 2019, 2020

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/recent publications

  • Lee, Peter S and Gao, Run Ze and Colpitts, Alyson and Murdock, Robin W and Dittmer, Doug and Schirm, Andreas and Tung, James Y and Ren, Carolyn L, Air microfluidics-enabled soft robotic transtibial prosthesis socket liner toward dynamic management of residual limb contact pressure and volume fluctuation, Biomicrofluidics, 16(3), 2022
  • Nouredanesh, Mina and Godfrey, Alan and Powell, Dylan and Tung, James, Egocentric vision-based detection of surfaces: towards context-aware free-living digital biomarkers for gait and fall risk assessment, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 19(1), 2022, 1 - 16
  • Nouredanesh, Mina and Godfrey, Alan and Howcroft, Jennifer and Lemaire, Edward D and Tung, James, Fall risk assessment in the wild: A critical examination of wearable sensor use in free-living conditions, Gait & Posture, 85, 2021, 178 - 190
  • Lam, Emily and Aratia, Shahrose and Wang, Julian and Tung, James and others, Measuring heart rate variability in free-living conditions using consumer-grade photoplethysmography: Validation study, JMIR Biomedical Engineering, 5(1), 2020
  • Niechwiej-Szwedo, Ewa and Gonzalez, David and Nouredanesh, Mina and Tung, James, Evaluation of the Leap Motion Controller during the performance of visually-guided upper limb movements, PloS one, 13(3), 2018
  • Ziebart, Christina and Giangregorio, Lora M and Gibbs, Jenna C and Levine, Iris C and Tung, James and Laing, Andrew C, Measurement of peak impact loads differ between accelerometers--Effects of system operating range and sampling rate, Journal of biomechanics, 58, 2017, 222 - 226
  • Puri, Arjun and Kim, Ben and Nguyen, Olivier and Stolee, Paul and Tung, James and Lee, Joon, User Acceptance of Wrist-Worn Activity Trackers Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Mixed Method Study, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 5(11), 2017
  • Jaini, Priyank and Chen, Zhitang and Carbajal, Pablo and Law, Edith and Middleton, Laura and Regan, Kayla and Schaekermann, Mike and Trimponias, George and Tung, James and Poupart, Pascal, Online Bayesian Transfer Learning for Sequential Data Modeling, , 2016
  • Tung, James Y and Lulic, Tea and Gonzalez, Dave A and Tran, Johnathan and Dickerson, Clark R and Roy, Eric A, Evaluation of a portable markerless finger position capture device: accuracy of the Leap Motion controller in healthy adults, Physiological measurement, 36(5), 2015

Graduate studies