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Congratulations to Dr. Inseung Kang on successfully defending his dissertation!

Congratulations to Dr. Inseung Kang on successfully defending his dissertation!

Jennifer LeestmaJuly 14, 20211 min read

Huge congratulations to Dr. Inseung Kang on successfully defending his dissertation titled “Adaptive User State Estimation for Assisting Human Locomotion Using Powered Hip Exoskeletons”! If you missed it, you can…

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Camargo on successfully defending his dissertation!

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Camargo on successfully defending his dissertation!

Jennifer LeestmaJuly 7, 20211 min read

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Camargo, the first doctoral student to graduate from the EPIC Lab, on successfully defending his dissertation titled “Sensor Fusion Representation of Locomotion Biomechanics with Applications in…

Congratulations to Pooja Moolchandani, M.S. on successfully defending her thesis!

Congratulations to Pooja Moolchandani, M.S. on successfully defending her thesis!

Jennifer LeestmaMay 1, 20211 min read

Congratulations to Pooja Moolchandani, M.S. on the successful defense of her thesis titled “Human intent for dynamic, rapid motions in unstructured environments”. Pooja is heading to New York City to…

2 EPIC Lab students awarded NSF GRFP Fellowship!

2 EPIC Lab students awarded NSF GRFP Fellowship!

Jennifer LeestmaMarch 23, 20211 min read

Congratulations to both Jenny Leestma and Keaton Scherpereel on being awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship! We are incredibly proud of both of you!

New Publication: Biological Hip Torque Estimation using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton

New Publication: Biological Hip Torque Estimation using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton

Jennifer LeestmaOctober 22, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Dean Molinaro, Inseung Kang, Jonathan Camargo, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work for the 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics…

New Publication: Continuous locomotion mode classification using a robotic hip exoskeleton

New Publication: Continuous locomotion mode classification using a robotic hip exoskeleton

Jennifer LeestmaOctober 22, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Inseung Kang, Dean Molinaro, Gayeon Choi, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work for the 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics…

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Star Wars: The Rise of Robots and Intelligent Machines

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Star Wars: The Rise of Robots and Intelligent Machines

Jennifer LeestmaSeptember 29, 20201 min read

Dr. Aaron Young, along with fellow Georgia Tech faculty Matthew Gombolay, Ellen Mazumdar, and Lisa Yaszek discuss how Star Wars has influenced the way we design and interact with robots.…

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering and Sciences

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering and Sciences

Jennifer LeestmaSeptember 15, 20201 min read

Dr. Aaron Young, along with Michigan collaborator Elliott Rouse, gave a talk on wearable robotics for the Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering and Sciences Seminar Series, moderated by Dr. Marcia O’Malley!…

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Cost of Transport, the Correct Metric for Mobile Systems?

Dr. Young Seminar Talk: Cost of Transport, the Correct Metric for Mobile Systems?

Jennifer LeestmaSeptember 15, 20201 min read

Dr. Aaron Young, along with collaborators from Georgia Tech (Dr. Greg Sawicki, Dr. Ye Zhao, Dr. Ani Mazumdar) and Michigan (Dr. Elliott Rouse), debate the role of cost of transport…

EPIC Lab undergrads win international competition!

EPIC Lab undergrads win international competition!

Jennifer LeestmaAugust 20, 20201 min read

Congratulations to the EPIC Lab’s Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) team for winning the 2020 VIP Consortium Innovation Competition! Special shout-outs to undergraduates Ji Bok and Luke Donovan, as well as…