Affiliated Department or Office
Biomedical Engineering
BS Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) 1983
MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1987
PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1991
Expert Bio

Professor Edward (Ted) A. Clancy has worked in industry for medical instrumentation and analysis companies interested in EMG, EEG, ECG and blood pressure, and the defense industry (aircraft instruments and radar). As professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and of Biomedical Engineering at WPI, he is interested in signal processing, stochastic estimation, applied system identification, and instrumentation; particularly as applied to problems in medical engineering and human rehabilitation. He received his B.S. degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), all in Electrical Engineering.

Media Coverage

Wireless Sensors to Improve the Performance of Prosthetics for Individuals with Upper Limb Amputations


WCVB-TV interviewed Professor Ted Clancy, electrical and computer engineering, as part of their feature on his teaming with experts to develop wireless sensors to improve the performance of prosthetics for individuals with upper limb amputations. “To be able to use both the hand and the wrist at the same time is a big challenge for a prosthetic,” Clancy told WCVB. 


WPI Prosthetic Technology

Worcester News Tonight

Ted Clancy, professor of electrical and computer engineering, Ziling Zhu, WPI PhD student, and Debra Latour, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at Western New England University, spoke with Worcester News Tonight about developing wireless sensors to improve the performance of prosthetics for individuals with upper limb amputations.  


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