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.
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.
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesDesign 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
Posted on 3 MAY 2016