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Mission statement

“Enhance utility, accessibility, intelligence and public knowledge of assistive technologies and wearable robots through integration of research, education and outreach” 

Research areas
Objectives
  • Identify new opportunities for wearable technologies to augment, assist or enable human activities

  • Apply the principles of human biomechanics in sensing, actuation, and control of wearable devices

  • Develop mechanical models, electronics and prototypes that well-incorporate those principles

  • Design, fabricate and test wearable prototypes

  • Validate the human-device system performance through computational simulations and in-vivo experiments

 
Multidisciplinary approach
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  • Auto-Phenotech
  • Intelligent, Intuitive, Interactive Autonomous Robotic Cart (I3ARC)
  • Mechatronics Musical Instrument (MMI)

  • Biomechanical Measurement Suit (BIOMS)
  • Cable-driven Upper Body Exosuit (CUBE)
  • Variable Resistance Suit (VARS)
  • Wearable Feedback for Environmental Interpretation (WeFEI)

  • Exosuit control using Reinforcement learning 

  • Multimodal feedback improving technique for rowing

  • Ambient Assisted Living Framwork for Generalized Anxiety Disorder state modeling and prediction
  • Dismounted Solider task classification and detection 

  • Mechanical characterization of 3DP flexible wearable interface