Assistive and rehabilitation robotics
- An Armeo Power (Hocoma, Switzerland) rehabilitation robot, currently located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Park campus, to be used by (and to gather data from) patients in the clinic.
- The Joint UoM-RMH Movement Laboratory, with Vicon Motion Capture system, force plate and EMG sensors, located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Park campus.
- A planar 2 DoF robotic manipulandum for Human Motor Control experiment on healthy subjects, located at the Melbourne School of Engineering, Parkville.
Leader: Denny Oetomo
Staff: Iven Mareels, Denny Oetomo, Ying Tan, Vincent Crocher, David Ackland, Shou-Han Zhou
Students: Justin Fong, Gijo Sebastian
Collaborators: Mary Galea (Medicine), Fary Khan (Medicine), Frank Vetere (Computing and Information Systems), Marlena Klaic (Melbourne Health), Etienne Burdet (Imperial College, London), Chris Freeman (University of Southampton, UK)
Sponsors: Australian Research Council
Convergence of engineering and IT with the life sciences
biomedical engineering; computational neuroscience; control and signal processing; machine learning; physiotherapy