Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

Dean Molinaro, Inseung Kang, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Aaron Young, “Biological Hip Torque Estimation using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton,” IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, New York, NY, 2020.

Inseung Kang, Dean Molinaro, Gayeon Choi, Aaron Young, “Continuous locomotion mode classification using a robotic hip exoskeleton,” IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, New York, NY, 2020. (Video)

Jairo Maldonado-Contreras, Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Aaron Young, “User- and Speed-Independent Slope Estimation for Lower-Extremity Wearable Devices,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Wendy Nevarez-Sanchez, Benjamin Shafer, Aaron Young, Greg Sawicki, “Can EMG accurately predict metabolically optimal step frequency?,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Jennifer Leestma, Greg Sawicki, Aaron Young, “Spatiotemporal recovery responses used to combat translational platform perturbations during walking,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Keaton Scherpereel, Nick Bolus, Hyeon Ki Jeong, Omer Inan, Aaron Young, “Estimating Knee Joint Load with Joint Acoustic Emissions During Walking,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Dean Molinaro, Inseung Kang, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Aaron Young, “Estimating Biological Hip Torque During Overground Ambulation: A Machine Learning Approach,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Inseung Kang, Dean Molinaro, Gayeon Choi, Aaron Young, “A biomechanical analysis of adaptive assistance strategy for uphill walking using a powered hip exoskeleton,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, William Compton, Kinsey Herrin, Aaron Young, “Restoring Functional Gait of Individuals with Transfemoral Amputation using a Powered Prosthesis,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Jonathan Camargo, Aditya Ramanathan, Will Flanagan, Aaron Young, “An opensource biomechanics dataset for locomotion in stairs, ramps and level-ground,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Jared Li, Dean Molinaro, Andrew King, Ani Mazumdar, Aaron Young, “Reduction of Trunk Extensor Muscle Activation using a Cable-Driven Asymmetric Back Exosuit,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Pooja Moolchandani, Ani Mazumdar, Aaron Young, “Escape Motions for Real-World Scenarios: A Kinematic and Kinetic Investigation of Rapid, Dynamic Movements,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Aakash Bajpai, Ani Mazumdar, Aaron Young, “Human Reaction and Movement Enhancement via Audial, Tactile, and Visual Perceptual Cues,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020. (Presentation)

Amy Pan, Inseung Kang, Kinsey Herrin, Aaron Young, “The Biomechanical Effect of Bilateral Assistance for Hemiparetic Gait Poststroke Using a Powered Hip Exoskeleton,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Dawit Lee, Bailey McLain, Aaron Young, “Reducing Human Energetics Using a Bilateral Knee Exoskeleton,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Bailey McLain, Dawit Lee, Inseung Kang, Aaron Young, “EMG-Informed Neuromusculoskeletal Model for Knee Joint Load Estimation with a Powered Knee Exoskeleton,” American Society for Biomechanics, Atlanta, GA, 2020.

Ben Shafer, Lena Ting, Aaron Young, Greg Sawicki, “EMG-driven Neuromuscular Model for Hip Exoskeleton Control Can Adapt Across Simulated Walking Modes,” Dynamics Walking, Hawley, PA, 2020.

Jennifer Leestma, Greg Sawicki, Aaron Young, “Inducing locomotion commotion using translation perturbations,” Dynamics Walking, Hawley, PA, 2020. 

Aditya Ramanathan, Jonathan Camargo, Noel Csomay-Shanklin, Aaron Young, “Robust Automated Gap-Filling for marker-Based Biomechanical Motion Capture Data,” Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2019.

Trent Renkin, Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Lee Childers, Kinsey Herrin, Aaron Young, “Machine learning strategies for automatically determining ground slope and walking speed for individuals with amputation using a robotic knee/ankle prosthesis,” Military Health System Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, 2019.

Ben Shafer, Pawel Golyski, Gregory Sawicki, Aaron Young, “Hip Exoskeleton Emulator to Explore Spring-Like Assistance Strategies During Walking,” International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, CA, 2019.

Dean Molinaro, Aaron Young, “Biomechanical Investigation of Dynamic Materials Handling Tasks Using OpenSim and an EMG-Assisted Solver,” International Society of Biomechanics, Calgary, CA, 2019.

Hao Zheng, Tao Shen, Md Rayhan Afsar, Inseung Kang, Aaron Young, Xiangrong Shen, “A Semi-Wearable Robotic Device for Sit-to-Stand Assistance,” IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Ontario, CA, 2019.

Inseung Kang, Pratik Kunapuli, Hsiang Hsu, Aaron Young, “Electromyography (EMG) Signal Contributions in Speed and Slope Estimation Using Robotic Exoskeletons,” IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Ontario, CA, 2019.

Ana Groff, Stella Thai, Inseung Kang, Jeff Hsu, Aaron Young, “Control Strategies of a Powered Assist Hip Exoskeleton in Subjects with Stroke,” 45th Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, Orlando, FL, 2019.

Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Maximillian Spencer, Brian White, Noah Cho, Kinsey Herrin, Lee Childers, Aaron Young, “Effect of Experimental Powered Prosthesis on Hip Kinetics: A single Case Pilot Study,” 45th Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, Orlando, FL, 2019.

Claire Kilpatrick, Summer Lee, Inseung Kang, Hsiang Hsu, Lee Childers, Aaron Young, “The Impact of Hip Exoskeleton User Interface on User Comfort and Metabolic Cost: A Pilot Study,” 45th Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, Orlando, FL, 2019.

Pratik Kunapuli, Inseung Kang, Aaron Young, “’Neural Network Based Estimation of Gait Phase in a Powered Hip Exoskeleton,” Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Will Flanagan, Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Aaron Young, “The Value of EMG for Estimating Continuous Locomotion Parameters During Human Ambulation,” Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Eun Chan Kwak, Dawit Lee, Inseung Kang, Aaron Young, “The Effect of Powered Assistance on Uphill Human Walking Using a Robotic Knee Exoskeleton,” Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Hsiang Hsu, Inseung Kang, Aaron Young, “Design and Evaluation of a Proportional Myoelectric Controller for Hip Exoskeleton during Normal Walking,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Krishan Bhakta, Aaron Young, “Stochastic Optimization of Impedance Parameters for a Powered Prosthesis Using a 3D Simulation Environment,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Inseung Kang, Hsiang Hsu, Aaron Young, “Design and Validation of a Torque Controllable Hip Exoskeleton for Walking Assistance,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Aaron Young, “Control and Experimental Validation of a Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthetic Device,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Aaron Young, “Muscle synergies in simultaneous movement of upper limb,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Honolulu, HI, 2018.

Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Noel Csomay-Shanklin, Bharat Kanwar, Aaron Young, “Continuous  Walking  Speed  Estimation  using  Neural  Networks and Multi-Sensor Data Fusion,” International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Honolulu, HI, 2018.

Aaron Young, Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Lee Childers, “Powered knee/ankle prostheses for improving walking capabilities in individuals with transfemoral amputation,” Military Health System Research Symposium, Kissimmee, FL, 2018.

Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo-Leyva, Aaron Young, “Sensor Fusion for Continuous Walking Speed Estimation on Powered Prostheses,” Dynamic Walking, Pensacola, FL, 2018.

Inseung Kang, Hsiang Hsu, Aaron Young, “Effect of Hip Torque Assistance Levels on Human Metabolic Cost,” Dynamic Walking, Pensacola, FL, 2018.

Claire Kilpatrick, Summer Lee, Inseung Kang, Jeff Hsu, Lee Childers, Aaron Young, “Investigating the Impact of Hip Exoskeleton User Interface on User Comfort and Metabolic Cost,” 44th Meeting of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists. New Orleans, LA, 2018. (**Best Poster Award**)

Jonathan Camargo Leyva, Aaron Young, “Combined Strategy of Machine Vision with a Robotic Assistant for Nail Biting Prevention.” 14th International Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, Edmonton, CA, 2017.

Aaron Young, Jessica Foss, Hannah Gannon, Daniel Ferris, “Changes in Human Metabolics Based on Assistance Timing with a Powered Hip Exoskeleton.” 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biomechanics, Raleigh, NC, 2016.