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Professor Taskin Padir and PhD Candidate Velin Dimitrov Receive Kalenian Award

Awarded for their project "Electromyography Input Interface: Enabling Intuitive Operation of Assistive Robotic Platforms"

Ph.D. candidate Velin Dimitrov and Professor Taskin Padir have been awarded the 2013 Kalenian Award. Their project, "Electromyography Input Interface: Enabling Intuitive Operation of Assistive Robotic Platforms", was selected from 22 applications.  The project focuses on the design and validation of modular, user-centric interfaces to enable individuals with disabilities to control their environments and their assistive devices such as wheelchairs and prostheses. The project team will also explore the commercial viability of the technology through customer discovery research." Read the full story by The Daily Herd.

January 10, 2014