Hugh Herr

Hugh Herr (M ‘08) received the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree in biophysics from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, in 1998. He is currently an Associate Professor within the Program of Media Arts and Sciences at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.

Associated articles

TBME, Featured Articles
A Framework for Measuring the Time-Varying Shape and Full-Field Deformation of Residual Limbs Using 3D Digital Image Correlation
Effective prosthetic socket design following lower-limb amputation depends upon the accurate characterization of the shape of the residual limb as well as its volume and shape fluctuations. This study proposes a novel framework for the measurement and analysis of residual... Read more
TNSRE, Featured Articles
Multi-Indenter Device for in vivo Biomechanical Tissue Measurement
Biomechanical tissue properties have been hypothesized to play a critical role in the quantification of prosthetic socket production for individuals with limb amputation. In this investigation, a novel indenter platform is presented and its performance evaluated for the purposes of... Read more
TNSRE, Featured Articles
3D Ultrasound Imaging of Residual Limbs With Camera-Based Motion Compensation
      Ultrasound is a cost-effective, readily available, and non-ionizing modality for musculoskeletal imaging. Though some research groups have pursued methods that involve submerging the transducer and imaged body segment into a water bath, many limitations remain in regards to acquiring an... Read more