Our paper, Virtual Energy Regulator: A Time-Independent Solution for Control of
Lower Limb Exoskeletons got accepted in journal of IEEE Robotics and Automation
Letters, also accepted to be presented in IEEE IROS 2021. Early access link
Cederick Landry presented our work on Estimation Fusion for Cuffless Blood Pressure Prediction at IEEE Body Sensors Networks (BSN) 2021.
Yesung Cha successfully obtained his MASc and completed his thesis on Spasticity Modeling at Neuromechanics and Assistive Robotics Lab.
Arash Arami gave a keynote talk at Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress (CSME 2021) on June 30, on Modeling and Simulation of Neuromuscular Control of Walking
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Yesung Cha has defended his MSc Thesis Seminar on Modeling and Simulation of Lower Limb Spasticity
Sola Weng presented his work on natural walking with deep RL agent in ICRA 2021.
Iara Santelices received Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). Congratulation Iara!!
Mohammad Shushtari has successfully defended his PhD comprehensive exam.
A Big Congratulation to our undergraduate team Bless your sole for winning the Esch Pitch Competition, Sedra People Choice Award and MME capstone Medical Award!
Bravo team Bless Your Sole !!
Sola Weng won the first prize in UWaterloo MME Graduate Symposium (link), on his presentation on use of deep reinforcement learning in studying human gait neuromechanics. Congratulation Sola!!
Two papers got accepted in Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress (CSME 2021) on below topics:
i) Functional Electrical Stimulation based Joint Position Control
ii) A Framework for Modeling and Simulation of Neuromuscular Control of Walking
Two CBB Seed grants were obtained in two separate collaborations with Digital Industrial Ergonomics & Shoulder Evaluation Lab.
and Haptic Computing Lab.
Arash Arami gave a talk titled Neuromechanics and Assistive Robotics, in Robotics & AI Research Workshop, February 24th at University of Waterloo (Virtual).
Iara Santelices joined the lab as an MASc student.
Arash Arami gave an invited talk/webinar on Neuromechanical Modeling of the Lower Limbs in Healthy People and Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury at Sharif University of Technology.
Our abstract on AI-driven manufacturing got accepted 12th InternationalConference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Mg 2021).
New agreement was finalized between our lab and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute for data sharing for spasticity research.
Tharindu Abesin Kodippili has successfully defended his PhD comprehensive exam.
Arash Arami has been appointed to NSERC Selection Committee for scholarship evaluations.
Hannah Dinovitzer joined the lab as an MASc student.
Cederick Landry presented the work on Cuffless Blood Pressure Estimation for Activities of Daily Living in EMBC 2020.
Lucy Liu joined the lab as a co-op student.
We participated in a COVID-19 forecasting tournament at the UW.
Julia Goyal obtained the Prestigious
SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral (CGS-D).
Our paper on Cuffless Blood Pressure Estimation for Activities of Daily Living is accepted in EMBC 2020.
In a collaboration with the Structural Biomechanics Lab we secured CBB fund to investigate orthopedic implant loosening.
2 papers got accepted in CSME 2020.
Jiacheng (Sola) Weng joined the lab as a new MASc student.
Mohammad Shushtari joined the Neuromechanics and Assistive Robotics Lab as a new PhD student.
Arash Arami presented the work on Detection of Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s disease: an investigation on the role of different feature families in ISB 2019, Calgary.
A new Journal paper was accepted in Journal of Biomechanical Engineering about a robotic glenohumeral simulator.
Cederick Landry presented his work on Estimation of the Blood Pressure Waveform using Electrocardiography at EMBS 2019, Berlin.
Congratulation team OKO haptics: Udayan Sarin, Curtis Lambert, Jessie Dhillon and Hernando Castano for winning the Baylis Medical Award.
Congratulation Cederick Landry and teammates for winning the first place award in CBB Bio-Hackathon 2019.
Team Akomodi won the I-beam prize for their design of a multi-purpose wheelchair for CP children.
We received the CBB Seed Fund to investigate spasticity.
Robotics Manipulator course (ME547) will be given in Winter 2019.
A new graduate course titled Human Movement Neuromechanics (ME 780) is given in Fall 2018, 2019, ....
Arash Arami gave an invited talk at Grand River hospital.
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