TNSRE serves the community of biomedical engineers and clinical researchers who work at the intersection of neuroscience and physical medicine. We publish novel approaches and technologies for better understanding neural systems, human movement, and the relationships between them, with a focus on assistive devices that improve life for patients, for practicing clinicians, and for everyday use.
Jorge L Candiotti
Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare Systems and Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Center of Excellence in Wheelchairs and Related Technology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesA Heuristic Approach to Overcome Architectural Barriers Using a Robotic Wheelchair
Jorge L Candiotti, Brandon J. Daveler, Deepan C. Kamaraj, Cheng S. Chung, Rosemarie Cooper, Garrett G. Grindle, Rory A. Cooper
<em The Mobility Enhancement roBotic (MEBot) wheelchair was developed to improve the safety and accessibility of wheelchair users when facing architectural barriers. MEBot uses pneumatic actuators attached to its frame and six wheels to provide curb ascending/descending for heights... Read more
Posted on 25 SEP 2019