BIOMEC researchers attended the Cybathlon Symposium in Zürich

On October 6th, Josep Maria Font and Florian Stuhlenmiller attended the Cybathlon Symposium in Zürich. That symposium brought together leading experts and young researchers that presented recent technological advances within the six disciplines of the Cybathlon: Brain-Computer Interfaces, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Powered Arm Prosthetics, Powered Leg Prosthetics, Powered Exoskeletons and Powered Wheelchairs. This symposium featured six keynotes by leading researchers and short presentations by young talents. A roundtable discussion involving end-users, patient and industry representatives, and an ethics researcher closed the event and highlighted opportunities and challenges in [...]

2017-11-29T17:32:03+00:00November 5th, 2016|Conference, Design, Exoskeleton, News|0 Comments

Lab alumni Joan Lobo-Prat defended his PhD thesis

Joan Lobo Prat, former Master's student and current external collaborator of the Biomechanical Engineering Lab, defended his PhD thesis on September 9th, 2016 at the University of Twente. At the end of the defense, the examination committee decided to grant him the degree of Doctor Cum Laude. Flextension Project The work that Joan carried out during his PhD was part of the Flextension project, which had as a goal the development of a wearable arm exoskeleton for people with muscular weakness, in particular for people [...]

2017-11-29T17:32:03+00:00September 30th, 2016|Exoskeleton, News, PhD thesis|0 Comments
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