Research into mechatronics and human-machine interfaces for advanced robotic limbs to be used as thought-controlled prostheses
Areas of Research
The fusion of neuroscience and robotics to develop wearable robots allowing the human-robot symbiosis.
The use of compliant materials and variable-stiffness technologies, to develop a new generation of soft robots.
Investigate problems, identify enabling technologies and develop solutions for addressing the field of minimally invasive and targeted therapy and diagnosis.
Neurodevelopmental bioengineering, Ambient Assisted Living, Service robotics, Marine robotics, Ethical, legal and social Robotics.
Design, development and validation of wearable inertial sensor systems for ambulatory human motion monitoring.
Combining engineering, including micro and nanotechnology, electrical and mechanical, and computer science with cellular, molecular, cognitive neuroscience.
Merging creativity with robust engineering methodologies to develop new machines and usable systems in robotics and biorobotics.