Eric J. Perreault

Eric J. Perreault received B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in electrical engineering from McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 1989 and 1991, respectively. He completed a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH in 2000. He is a professor at Northwestern University, with appointments in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His laboratory is located at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. His research focuses on understanding the neural and biomechanical factors involved in the control of multi-joint movement and how these factors are modified following neuromotor pathologies.

Associated articles

TBME, Special Issue: BRAIN
Gait Characteristics When Walking on Different Slippery Walkways
Mariah W. Whitmore, Levi J. Hargrove, Eric J. Perreault, Northwestern University, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, USA The ability to change gait patterns in the presence of a slippery surface is essential for minimizing the risk of a slip and fall. For individuals... Read more