Alan T. Asbeck
Alan T. Asbeck received the S.B. degree in electrical engineering, in 2002, and the S.B. and M.Eng. degrees in physics and electrical engineering, respectively, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, in 2003. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 2010. He recently completed his time at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, where he was initially a Postdoctoral Researcher and then Research Scientist. He is joining the faculty at Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA, as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include mechanism design and wearable and bio-inspired robotics.
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesBiomechanical and Physiological Evaluation of Multi-Joint Assistance With Soft Exosuits
Ye Ding, Ignacio Galiana, Alan T. Asbeck, Stefano Marco Maria De Rossi, Jaehyun Bae, Thiago Ribeiro Teles Santos, Vanessa Lara de Araújo, Sangjun Lee, Kenneth G. Holt, Conor Walsh
To understand the effects of soft exosuits on human loaded walking, we developed a reconfigurable multi-joint actuation platform that can provide synchronized forces to the ankle and hip joints. Two different assistive strategies were evaluated on eight subjects walking on... Read more
Posted on 24 FEB 2017