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 check out a recording of his presentation below.
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 the Control of Lower Limb Prosthesis”!
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 begin a technology and analytics consulting position with KPMG.
Congratulations to both Jenny Leestma and Keaton Scherpereel on being awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship! We are incredibly proud of both of you!
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 (BioRob). Their work, titled “Continuous locomotion mode classification using a robotic hip exoskeleton”, can be found here.
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 (BioRob). Their work, titled “Biological Hip Torque Estimation using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton”, can be found here.
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. To check out the seminar, visit this page.
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! If you’re interested in watching the video, you can find it here.
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 during the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines Seminar. If you’re interested in watching the seminar, you can find it here.
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 their graduate mentor, Krishan Bhakta, for all of their hard work in creating the video for the competition. To check out their video and to read more about the competition, see this article from the Woodruff School.