Pieter Beyl

Pieter Beyl was born in Anderlecht, Belgium, in 1982. He received the M.S. degree in mechanical engineering and the Ph.D. in engineering sciences for his research conducted in the field of rehabilitation robotics, aiming at the design, construction and control of powered exoskeletons for gait training in mobility impaired patients from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, in 2005 and 2010, respectively. Since 2011 he has been with the Mechatronics Department of Sirris, the Collective Center of the Belgian Technology Industry, Heverlee, Belgium, helping Belgian companies innovate with mechatronics.

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Human–Robot Interaction: Kinematics and Muscle Activity Inside a Powered Compliant Knee Exoskeleton
Abstract Until today it is not entirely clear how humans interact with automated gait rehabilitation devices and how we can, based on that interaction, maximize the effectiveness of these exoskeletons. The goal of this study was to gain knowledge on the... Read more