Research seminar by Dr. József Kövecses, McGill University, on June 7th

Dr. József Kövecses, head of the Applied Dynamics Group, McGill University, will give a research seminar at ETSEIB on June 7th at 10:30. This seminar is organized by the BIOMEC research group with whom the Canadian professor actively collaborates. Information about the seminar Task and Information Driven Modelling of Mechanical Systems József Kövecses and Albert Peiret Department of Mechanical Engineering and Centre for Intelligent Machines McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada Abstract New technologies require modelling approaches that provide interfacing possibilities to various model representations. [...]

2019-06-11T17:32:09+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Biomechanics, News, University|0 Comments

Research seminars by Dr. Hossein Rouhani from University of Alberta organized by the BIOMEC Lab

The week from April 29th to May 3rd Dr. Hossein Rouhani, principal investigator of the Neuromuscular Control & Biomechanics Laboratory at University of Alberta (Canada), will visit the BIOMEC Lab. In the frame of this visit, the researcher will give two seminars: Seminar 1: Kinematics and kinetics assessment of multi-segment spinal column: Estimation and compensation of motion capture errors In-vivo measurement and interpretation of inter-vertebral angles and moments are important for clinical evaluations and developing injury prevention and rehabilitation strategies. Motion assessment of the human [...]

2019-06-09T08:35:58+00:00April 20th, 2019|Biomechanics, News, University|0 Comments

The BIOMEC Lab participates in a pioneering project to introduce exoskeletons to the automotive industry

The use of exoskeletons in automotive industrial production processes can reduce the muscular effort of workers by up to 60%. This figure is derived from a study, driven by the Cluster of the Automotive Industry of Catalonia (CIAC), in a controlled environment with Nissan and Meleghy Automotive workers who have tested exoskeletons in the lower limb area, in maintained positions. In addition to the entities mentioned above, the Biomechanical Engineering Lab (BIOMEC) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UPC, the Catalan Institute of [...]

2019-05-06T20:25:02+00:00February 15th, 2019|Exoskeleton, News, Project, Spinal cord injury, University|0 Comments

BIOMEC receives one of the five OpenSim Outstanding Researcher Award 2017

Josep Maria Font received in October 2017 one of the five “Outstanding Researcher Award”, given by the National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation (NCSRR), for the project “Personalized robotic exoskeleton controller design for assisted walking”, in collaboration with Dr. B.J. Fregly (RCNL, Rice University). This award has permitted the BIOMEC Lab to participate in the Advanced Users Workshop organized by OpenSim at Stanford (Palo Alto, California), between the 28th and the 30th of March 2018. It has been a great opportunity to interact with OpenSim [...]

Outreach activities of BIOMEC Lab 2016-2017

Now that the academic year 2016-2017 has finished, it’s time to remember and summarize the outreach activities organized by the BIOMEC Lab team during this course. ETSEIB-UPC Open Doors Day On April 1st the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB) organized the Open Doors Day, which provided a chance for future students to find out more about the university. The session was divided in two parts: first, a welcome speech presenting the school and its curricula given by Neus Consul, Dean of the university, [...]

2017-12-14T17:00:57+00:00August 25th, 2017|ETSEIB, News, Outreach, University|0 Comments