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.
Congratulations to Jared Li, American Society of Biomechanics 3 Minute Thesis finalist and People’s Choice Award winner! You can check out Jared’s talk here.
We have a busy and exciting week presenting at the virtual ASB 2020 annual conference! For information about where to find us at ASB, check out the schedule below.
Congratulations to Krishan Bhakta, Jonathan Camargo, Luke Donovan, Kinsey Herrin, and Dr. Aaron Young on publishing their new work in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters! Their work, titled “Machine Learning Model Comparisons of User Independent & Dependent Intent Recognition Systems for Powered Prostheses”, can be found here.
Congratulations to Jonathan Camargo, Aditya Ramanathan, Noel Csomay-Shanklin, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work in Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering! Their work, titled “Automated gap-filling for marker-based biomechanical motion capture data”, can be found here. The open-source code associated with this paper can be found here.
Congratulations to Seung Eun Lee, Claire Kilpatrick, Inseung Kang, Hsiang Hsu, Dr. Walter Lee Childrers, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work in the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics! Their work, titled “Investigating the Impact of the User Interface for a Powered Hip Orthosis on Metabolic Cost and User Comfort”, can be found here.
Congratulations to Jairo Maldonado-Contreras on receiving the Ford Foundation Fellowship! Well-deserved and making us proud!
Congratulations to Dean Molinaro for being awarded the NSF GRFP and to Aakash Bajpai for receiving honorable mention! We are incredibly proud of both of you!