Dr. Max Shepherd

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Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University (2019)
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University (2017)
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (2012)
Kellogg Management Certificate, Northwestern University (2017)

Max is a postdoctoral researcher in the EPIC and PoWeR labs, and he researches design, control, and perception of robotic assistive devices for people with mobility impairments. Max received his PhD from Northwestern University in 2019, performing his research in the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and has previously worked at Google X and been a visiting scholar at Ossur.  Max will be starting a new lab this January, when he joins Northeastern University as an Assistant Professor, and he is recruiting graduate students to join him!

In January 2022, Max will be starting his own lab at Northeastern University! Be sure to check out the Shepherd Lab.