Project Opportunities

Project title: Optimizing Sensory Information to Improve Upper-Limb Prosthesis Performance. [Sensory Feedback]

Positions: 1 Ph.D. student.

Start date: September, 2019 OR January, 2020.

Eligibility: M.Sc in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Biomedical Engineering. Confident in using CAD software for design and modelling. Experienced in coding in Arduino, C#, and Matlab. Familiar with numerical models of motor and sensory systems. Experience in 3D printing is an asset.


Project title: Development of Novel Myoelectric Control Algorithms for Upper-Limb Prosthesis. [Control]

Positions: 1 Ph.D. student.

Start date: September, 2019 or January, 2020

Eligibility: M.Sc in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Biomedical Engineering. Confident in using CAD software for design and modelling and using machine learning algorithms for classification. Experienced in coding in Arduino, C#, Python, and Matlab. Experience in 3D printing and electromyography signal processing is an asset.


Project title: Development and Validation of a Novel Motion Capture Method for Prosthesis Assessment. [Assessment tools]

Positions: 1 M.Sc. student.

Start date: September, 2019

Eligibility: B.Sc in Kinesiology, Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Mechatronics or Biomedical Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with strong understanding of biomechanics. Confident in using CAD software for design and modelling and using image filtering techniques. Experienced in coding in  C# and Matlab. Experience in 3D printing is an asset.


Project title: Investigating Sensory Feedback for Lower-Limb Osseointegration Patients. [Sensory Feedback and Psychophysics]

Positions: 1 Ph.D. student.

Start date: September, 2019 or January, 2020

Eligibility: M.Sc in Electrical, Mechanical, Rehabilitation, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field. Candidates with neuroscience background or psychophysical testing are encouraged to apply. Strong understanding of biomechanics is a must. Experienced in coding and data analysis using Matlab.


If interested, please fill the form below stating the position and project of interest, and your background (education) and research interests.