NEWS & AWARDS

2022

  • May – de Florez Competition for Graduate Science 2nd place – James Hermus, for the presentation of the work, “A Dynamic Primitives Hypothesis: a Descriptive Model of Human Physical Interaction”
  • April – Postdoc Federico Tessari joined the lab
  • April – SNAME Travel Award in Ocean Engineering – James Hermus, for the presentation of the work, “Exploiting Redundancy to Facilitate Physical Interaction” at ICRA 2022.
  • April – Paper Published in IEEE RA-L, “Dynamic Primitives Limit Human Force Regulation during Motion” by A. Michael West Jr., James Hermus, Meghan Huber, Pauline Maurice, Dagmar Sternad, and Neville Hogan in  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters [Link]

2021

  • October – Mechanical Engineering Research  Exhibition
    • 1st place – James Hermus
    • Runner up – Kaymie Shiozawa
  • September – Paper Published in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, “Frequency-dependent force direction elucidates neural control of balance” by Kaymie Shiozawa, Jongwoo Lee, Marta Russo, Dagmar Sternad, and Neville Hogan in Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation [Link]
  • July – Jongwoo Lee defended his PhD “Effects of Mechanical Interventions on Human Locomotion”
  • July 2021 – Paper Published in IEEE T-RO, “Exploiting Redundancy to Facilitate Physical Interaction” by James Hermus, Johannes Lachner, David Verdi, and Neville Hogan in IEEE Transactions on Robotics [Link]
  • May – Lab Members receive Student Awards:
    • Prince Innovation Award – Gabrielle Enns
    • John C. and Elizabeth J. Chato Award – Laura Schwendeman
  • April – NSF Graduate Research Fellowship – Stephan Stansfield
  • April – IEEE Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award – Neville Hogan, “For seminal contributions in formulating methods for the control of robot manipulation based on human movement and dynamic interaction principles

2020

  • December – 2021 School of Engineering Accenture Fellowship [Link] – Kaymie Shiozawa
  • November – Best student paper award at BioRob 2022 – Moses, for the paper titled “Dynamic Primaties Facilitate Manipulation a Whip”
  • October – Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition
    • 1st place – Moses Nah
    • Runner up – Kaymie Shiozawa
  • May – John C. and Elizabeth J. Chato Award – Emily Skilling
  • March – Paper Published in Journal of Neurophysiology, “Separating neural influences from peripheral mechanics: the speed-curvature relation in mechanically constrained actions” by James Hermus, Joseph Doeringer, Dagmar Sternad, and Neville Hogan [Link]