Congratulations to Kenneth Gutierrez and Eric Chang for their National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Awards! NSF received over 16,000 applications for the 2015 competition, and made only 2,000 fellowship award offers. Kenneth and Eric were in that elite top 12.5%!
Dr. Santos and the Biomechatronics Lab were mentioned in an NSF article on “Pioneering women in STEM” as part of Women’s History Month.
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a two-part neuroprosthetics segment on PBS NewsHour with science and technology correspondent Miles O’Brien. Part 1: “Man and Machine” features advances in prosthetic arm technology and control methods while Part 2: “Science of Touch” (below) features advances in peripheral nerve interfaces and […]
Randall B. Hellman’s paper titled, “A robot hand testbed designed for enhancing embodiment and functional neurorehabilitation of body schema in subjects with upper limb impairment or loss,” was accepted for publication in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience for a Special Issue on “Proprioceptive dysfunction, related motor disorders and their […]
The collaborative work on tactile sensor skins from the Biomechatronics Lab and Dr. Jonathan D. Posner’s Univ. of Washington Research Group is featured in a Special Report in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. Ryan Manis and Randall Hellman are featured in the photo provided courtesy of ASU Magazine and […]
We were thrilled to be hosting Miles O’Brien and his film crew, Cameron Hickey and Suzi Tobias, for a dual-purpose video shoot. We had a great time sharing our work and being inspired by Miles’ indomitable spirit and good sense of humor. We can’t wait to see what they […]
The Biomechatronics Lab gets a YouTube channel! Research videos, presentations, and media coverage will be added regularly for public viewing.
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured on the cover of the UCLA Engineering Alumni Magazine for Fall 2014, Issue No. 32. The issue highlights “Robotics at UCLA” in an article on pp. 8-13, written by Matthew Chin with photos taken by Joanne Leung, including those shown here. Our lab’s […]