Matthew J. Howard

Matthew Howard is a lecturer at the Centre for Robotics Research, King’s College London. Prior to joining King’s in summer 2013, he held a Japan Society for Promotion of Science fellowship at the Department of Mechanoinformatics, Tokyo University. From 2009 to 2012, he was research fellow at Edinburgh University, where he also obtained his PhD with award of an EPSRC CASE scholarship, sponsored by Honda Research. He is recognized for his work in robotics and autonomous systems, statistical machine learning and adaptive control. His current interests include soft robotic skill learning from electromyographic data and design of novel wearable sensor systems.

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Embroidered Electromyography: A Systematic Design Guide
     Muscle activity monitoring or Electromyography (EMG) is a useful tool. However, EMG is typically invasive, expensive and difficult to use for untrained users. A possible solution is textile-based surface EMG (sEMG) integrated into clothing as a wearable device. This is,... Read more