Nili E. Krausz

Nili E. Krausz received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado Denver, in 2011 and 2013. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical engineering from Northwestern University. She conducts research at the Center for Bionic Medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Her research interests are focused on robotics, mechatronics, and neurophysiology for rehabilitation and assistive wearable devices, with emphasis on mechanical design, shared and semi-autonomous control, computer vision, intent recognition, and human machine interaction.

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Design and Fabrication of a Six Degree-of-Freedom Open Source Hand
Currently, most externally powered prostheses are controlled using electromyography (or EMG), which is the measure of the electrical signals that are produced when voluntary muscle is contracted. One of the major problems is that there are a limited number of... Read more