Lab News

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

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

Jennifer LeestmaSep 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 LeestmaSep 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 LeestmaAug 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…

Jared Li wins for ASB 3MT presentation!

Jared Li wins for ASB 3MT presentation!

Jennifer LeestmaAug 9, 20201 min read

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.

EPIC Lab Members present at ASB 2020

EPIC Lab Members present at ASB 2020

Jennifer LeestmaAug 8, 20201 min read

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.

New Publication: Machine Learning Model Comparisons of User Independent & Dependent Intent Recognition Systems for Powered Prostheses

New Publication: Machine Learning Model Comparisons of User Independent & Dependent Intent Recognition Systems for Powered Prostheses

Jennifer LeestmaJul 22, 20201 min read

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…

New Publication: Automated gap-filling for marker-based biomechanical motion capture data

New Publication: Automated gap-filling for marker-based biomechanical motion capture data

Jennifer LeestmaJul 14, 20201 min read

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…

New Publication: Investigating the Impact of the User Interface for a Powered Hip Orthosis on Metabolic Cost and User Comfort

New Publication: Investigating the Impact of the User Interface for a Powered Hip Orthosis on Metabolic Cost and User Comfort

Jennifer LeestmaJun 15, 20201 min read

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…

EPIC Lab PhD Student receives Ford Fellowship

EPIC Lab PhD Student receives Ford Fellowship

Jennifer LeestmaApr 14, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Jairo Maldonado-Contreras on receiving the Ford Foundation Fellowship! Well-deserved and making us proud!

EPIC Lab PhD students receive NSF recognition

EPIC Lab PhD students receive NSF recognition

Jennifer LeestmaMar 31, 20201 min read

Dean MolinaroAakash Bajpai 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!