News archive - 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

Ali Nasr receives ASME Conference Best Paper Award

PhD candidate Ali Nasr received Best Student Paper Award at the 2021 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. His research focused on “Model-Based Design and Optimization of Passive Shoulder Exoskeletons”. Congratulations! 

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Presentation at ASME IDETC-CIE on passive shoulder exoskeletons

Passive Exoskeleton

PhD Candidate Ali Nasr presents his paper on model-based optimization of passive shoulder exoskeletons. This paper was presented at the 2021 ASME IDETC-CIE Conference. For more information, read the [preprint].  

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Presentation at ASME IDETC-CIE on myoelectric control of robotic leg prostheses and exoskeletons

IDETC-CIE

PhD Candidate Ali Nasr presents his review paper on using myoelectric (EMG) sensors for neural control of robotic leg prostheses and exoskeletons. This paper was presented at the 2021 ASME IDETC-CIE Conference. For more information, read the [preprint].  

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Mahdokht Ezati presents at American Society of Biomechanics Meeting

Mahdokht Ezati

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Mahdokht Ezati presents her latest research on predictive dynamic simulation and optimal control of child gait at the 45th Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB2021). 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

John McPhee presents at International Workshop on Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation

JohnMcPhee_Talk

John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, gives an invited talk at the Waterloo International Workshop on Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation on modelling the dynamics and control of exoskeletons and rehabilitation robots. 

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