Lab News

New Publication: Effects of Assistance During Early Stance Phase Using a Robotic Knee Orthosis on Energetics, Muscle Activity, and Joint Mechanics During Incline and Decline Walking

New Publication: Effects of Assistance During Early Stance Phase Using a Robotic Knee Orthosis on Energetics, Muscle Activity, and Joint Mechanics During Incline and Decline Walking

Jennifer LeestmaMar 20, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Dawit Lee, Eun Chan Kwak, Bailey McLain, Inseung Kang, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work in IEEE Transactions of Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering! Their…

New Publication: Biomechanical analysis of common solid waste collection throwing techniques using OpenSim and an EMG-assisted solver

New Publication: Biomechanical analysis of common solid waste collection throwing techniques using OpenSim and an EMG-assisted solver

Jennifer LeestmaMar 11, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Dean Molinaro, Andrew King, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work in the Journal of Biomechanics! Their work, titled “Biomechanical analysis of common solid waste collection…

New research affiliation with Shriners Hospitals for Children

New research affiliation with Shriners Hospitals for Children

Jennifer LeestmaMar 1, 20201 min read

We are very excited about the new research affiliation between Georgia Tech and Shriners Hospitals for Children! Our lab is partnering with Shriners to further development of a robotic knee…

New Publication: The exoskeleton expansion: improving walking and running economy

New Publication: The exoskeleton expansion: improving walking and running economy

Jennifer LeestmaFeb 19, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Inseung Kang, Dr. Aaron Young, and collaborators Dr. Owen Beck and Dr. Greg Sawicki for publishing their new work in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation! Their work,…

New Publication: Enhancing Physical Human Evasion of Moving Threats Using Tactile Cues

New Publication: Enhancing Physical Human Evasion of Moving Threats Using Tactile Cues

Jennifer LeestmaJan 17, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Aakash Bajpai, Justine Powell, Aaron Young, and collaborator Ani Mazumdar on publishing their new work in IEEE Transactions on Haptics! Their work, titled “Enhancing Physical Human Evasion of…

New Publication: Real-Time Neural Network-Based Gait Phase Estimation Using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton

New Publication: Real-Time Neural Network-Based Gait Phase Estimation Using a Robotic Hip Exoskeleton

Jennifer LeestmaJan 9, 20201 min read

Congratulations to Inseung Kang, Pratik Kunapuli, and Dr. Aaron Young for publishing their new work in IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics! Their work titled “Real-Time Neural Network-Based Gait…

Happy Holidays from the EPIC Lab!

Happy Holidays from the EPIC Lab!

Jennifer LeestmaDec 23, 20191 min read

We had fun celebrating the end of another great semester with our friends from the PoWeR Lab for our annual holiday party!

Krishan Bhakta was featured in Atlanta news for his work on robotic transfemoral prostheses

Krishan Bhakta was featured in Atlanta news for his work on robotic transfemoral prostheses

Jennifer LeestmaNov 21, 20191 min read

Krishan Bhakta was featured on Atlanta’s 11Alive for his work on robotic prostheses which aims to improve the mobility of individuals with transfemoral amputation. See the video here!

Dr. Young and Dr. Sawicki featured in new Woodruff School article

Dr. Young and Dr. Sawicki featured in new Woodruff School article

Jennifer LeestmaSep 25, 20191 min read

The work of Dr. Young and Dr. Sawicki was recently featured in an article from the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering titled “Improving Quality of Life With Wearable…

EPIC Lab gives tours for National Robotics Week 2017!

EPIC Lab gives tours for National Robotics Week 2017!

Jennifer LeestmaApr 17, 20171 min read

This week, the EPIC Lab participated in National Robotics Week, along with other labs in Georgia Tech’s Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM).