Krithika Swaminathan

Krithika Swaminathan (S’15) was born in Troy, MI, USA, in 1995. She is currently pursuing the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. She was an Undergraduate Research Assistant with the Eric P. and Evelyn E. Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation from January 2014 to December 2014. In January 2015, she has been an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Since February 2015, she has been an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the MIT Biomechatronics Lab, Cambridge, MA, USA. Ms. Swaminathan is a National Merit Scholar (2013) and a recipient of the SIEMENS Award (2013).

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MIT-Skywalker: A Novel Gait Neurorehabilitation Robot for Stroke and Cerebral Palsy
The MIT-Skywalker is a novel robotic device developed for the rehabilitation or habilitation of gait and balance after a neurological injury. It represents an embodiment of the concept exhibited by passive walkers for rehabilitation training. Its novelty extends beyond the... Read more