Ryan P. Manis’ paper titled, “Independent digit contributions to rotational manipulation in a three-digit pouring task requiring dynamic stability,” has been published in Experimental Brain Research. Citation: Manis, R. P and Santos, V. J. “Independent digit contributions to rotational manipulation in a three-digit pouring task requiring dynamic stability.” […]
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a National Science Foundation Science Nation video titled, “Giving robots and prostheses the human touch,” as part of National Robotics Week. The video was hosted by PBS NewsHour science and technology correspondent Miles O’Brien and edited by Kate Tobin. Our lab’s video […]
Randall B. Hellman’s extended abstract titled, “Development of probabilistic models for real-time perception of geometric features with a sensorized artificial finger,” was accepted for poster presentation at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Workshop on “Robotic Hands, Grasping, and Manipulation.”
Dr. Santos was quoted in a March 2015 Newsmax MaxLife article on state-of-the-art biomechatronic prosthetics titled, “Six Million Dollar Man Becomes Reality,” written by John Edwards. Ryan Manis and Randall Hellman are featured in the photo provided courtesy of ASU Magazine and Dan Vermillion of Vermillion Studio.
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 […]