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Wearable Robotics Symposium 2017

Scientific Advisory Committee

Sunil AgrawalSunil Agrawal

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine Columbia University
New York, NY, USA.


Jose AzorinJose M. Azorin, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche
Position: Robotics and Automation Society Primary Rep; Distinguished Lecturer
Alacant, Spain


Lauri BishopLauri Bishop, PT, DPT

Research Physical Therapist
Associate Director, Robotics Research
Dept. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center


James ChangShuo-Hsiu (James) Chang, PT, PhD

TIRR Memorial Hermann Motor Recovery Lab
Faculty Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas, USA


Jose ContrerasJose L. Contreras-Vidal, PhD IEEE Senior Member

Director, Laboratory for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems
Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Houston
Houston, Texas, USA


Diane DamianoDiane L. Damiano, PT, PhD, FAPT

Senior Investigator in the Intramural Research Program at National Institutes Of Health
Chief of Functional & Applied Biomechanics Section in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department
NIH Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland, USA


Ashish DespandeAshish D. Deshpande, PhD

Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, USA


Alberto EsquenaziAlberto Esquenazi, MD

Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; John Otto Haa,
Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Director, Sheerr Gait
Motion, Analysis Laboratory; Clinical Director, Regional Amputee Center;
Chief, Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinic; Co-director, Neuro-orthopedic Program.
Pennsylvania, USA

Gail ForrestGail F Forrest, Ph.D.

Associate Director Human Performance and Engineering Research (HPER)
Kessler Foundation
New Jersey, USA


Francisco WeRobGerard E. Francisco, MD

TIRR Memorial Hermann
Chief Medical Officer and Director, NeuroRecovery Research Center
Chair and Professor of PM&R, UTHealth
Houston, Texas, USA


Michael GoldfardMichael Goldfarb, PhD

H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, Center for Intelligent Mechatronics (CIM)
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, USA


Arun JayaramanArun Jayaraman, PT, PhD

Director of the Max Näder Lab for Rehabilitation Technologies
Outcomes Research at the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab /Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Associate Professor
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Marcie KernMarcie Kern, PT

TIRR Memorial Hermann
NeuroRecovery Research Center, Clinical Supervisor
NRN Clinical Supervisor
Physical Therapist


Hermano KrebsHermano Igo Krebs, Ph.D.

IEEE Fellow
Principal Research Scientist & Lecturer
MIT, Mechanical Engineering Dept
Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Dept Neurology
Visiting Professor
Osaka University, Mechanical Science and Bioengineering Dept
Fujita Health University, School of Medicine
Newcastle University, Institute of Neuroscience
Loughborough University, The Wolfson School of Engineering
Member Scientific PhD Board
University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Programme Bioengineering & Biosciences
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


No PhotoMarco Molinari MD PhD

Director Neurological and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation A
Director Clinical Translational Research
Head Neuro-Robot Rehabilitation Lab
Roma, Italy


Juan MorenoJuan C. Moreno, PhD

Cajal Institute, Spanish National Research Council
Head of Human Locomotion Lab, Neural Rehabilitation Group
‘Ramón y Cajal' Research Scientist
Madrid, Spain


Jose Pons WeRobJosé Luis Pons Rovira, Ph.D

Director, Neural Rehabilitation Group
Cajal Institute, Professor, Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)
Madrid, Spain


Marcie O'MalleyMarcie O'Malley, PhD

Rice University
Director, Mechatronics and Haptic Interfaces Lab Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Director of Rehabilitation Engineering
Houston, Texas, USA

William Zev RWilliam Zev Rymer, MD, PhD

Director of the Single Motor Unit Laboratory at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab.
Professor of PM&R, Physiology, and Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University.
Director of Research Planning, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Mohammed SakelDr Mohamed Sakel, FRCP (UK), Post-Grad Dip Rehab Medicine (UK)

Director / Consultant Neurorehab Physician
East Kent University NHS hospital



Marco SantelloMarco Santello, PhD

Director, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
Harrington Endowed Chair and Professor
Director, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center BRAIN
Barrett Honors Faculty
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, USA


Ann spungen 2Ann Sprungen, EdD

US Department of Veteran Affairs
Associate Director, Center of Excellence
Rehabilitation Research & Development

Joel SteinJoel Stein, MD

Simon Baruch Professor and Chair
Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
Chair and Physiatrist-in-Chief, Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine
New York, NY, USA


James SulzerJames Sulzer, PhD

The University of Texas at Austin Mechanical School of Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering
University of Texas at Austin