NEWS

“Applying Hip Stiffness with an Exoskeleton to Compensate Gait Kinematics” by Jongwoo Lee, Meghan Huber, and Neville Hogan is now available in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. Click here to read!

Pauline Maurice, Meghan Huber, Claudia Latella, Serena Ivaldi, and Arash Ajoudani are organizing a workshop at the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) titled "4th Workshop on Integrating Multidisciplinary Approaches to Advance Physical Human-Robot Interaction: Challenges of Interfacing Wearable Robots with the Human Neuromotor System". Find out more at here!

Meghan Huber and Wouter Hoogkamer received a Collaborative Research Seed Grant from UMass ADVANCE for their proposal "Portable, robotic footwear to actively modulate foot-ground stiffness in real-time". Click here to read more!

Banu Abdikadirova, Jongwoo Lee, Neville Hogan, and Meghan Huber will present "Muscle-reflex model of human locomotion entrains to mechanical perturbations" at IROS 2021 this September.

Rod Grupen, Meghan Huber, Donghyun Kim, and Frank Sup received a Mutual Mentoring Grant from the UMass Office for Faculty Development for their proposal "Nurturing Robotics at UMass Amherst: Development of a Core Robotics Research Team". Click here to read more!

Dominic Locurto was awarded a Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium Summer 2021 Fellowship. Congratulations!

Connor Aikens-Kinney was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the College of Engineering at UMass. Congratulations!

Banu Abdikadirova was awarded a Dean's Fellowship from the College of Engineering at UMass. Congratulations!

Meghan Huber was quoted in a Forbes article on Walmart ending its contract with a developer of robots to track inventory in its store aisles. Click here to read!

Giuseppe Averta, Franco Angelini, Meghan Huber Jongwoo Lee, and Manolo Garabini are organizing a workshop at the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) titled "Learning impedance modulation for physical interaction: Insights from humans and advances in robotics". Find out more at here!