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Rehabilitation Technologies 1

Wednesday, April 11, 10:30-12:00
Meridian Ballroom 4, Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel)

Organizers: Andrew Hansen, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

"Title to be Announced"
Karl Zelik, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University

"Title to be Announced"
Rajesh Rajamani, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Senior Affiliate Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

"Validation of a Wearable Position, Velocity, and Resistance Meter for Assessing Spasticity and Rigidity"
Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign


Session Abstract:

Andrew Hansen, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Andrew Hansen is the Director of the Minneapolis Adaptive Design & Engineering (MADE) Program at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. He is also an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include development of rehabilitation technologies, including prostheses, wheelchairs, and exercise equipment.

Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler is a Professor, Willett Faculty Scholar, and Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Her research is focused on investigating and improving movement control and function through two main areas: assistive device development and locomotion biomechanics. To address these areas, we have been involved in the development of pneumatically powered orthotic devices and multi-speed wheel systems for manual wheelchairs. She is also a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


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Speaker Bios:

PH-FMKarl Zelik, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University

 

 

 

 


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