A Workshop on
 

Program (WTh5) - June 5, 2014



09:00-09:15

Introduction by RoboAssist 2014 organizers

Nicola Vitiello, Samer Mohammed and Juan C. Moreno

Session 1

09:15-09:40

Invited talk #1:
Concept of a Novel Soft Wearable Robot for Gait Rehabilitation

Robert Riener, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

09:40-10:05

Invited talk #2:
On the use of adaptable compliant actuators in prosthetics, rehabilitation and assistive robotics

Dirk Lefeber, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

10:05-10:30

Invited talk #3:
Wearable exoskeletons to reduce human effort in walking

Herman van der Kooij, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

Session 2

10:50-11:15

Invited talk #4:
LENAR: a non-anthropomorphic powered orthosis for gait rehabilitation and assistance

Dino Accoto, Università Campus Biomedico di Roma, Italy

11:15-11:40

Invited talk #5:
Sensor and Control Concepts for Neuro-Interface Prosthetic Devices

Thomas Schauer, Technische Universtät Berlin, Germany

11:40-12:05

Invited talk #6:
BALANCE: Supporting postural balance through an exoskeleton

Jan Veneman, Tecnalia, Spain

12:05-12:30

Invited talk #7:
Wearable LL robots for functional compensation and gait training: application scenarios

José L. Pons, CSIC, Spain

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Session 3

14:00 - 14:25

Invited talk #8:
Transcutaneous neuroprostheses for hybrid robotic applications

Thierry Keller, Tecnalia, Spain

14:25-14:50

Invited talk #9:
Realization of desired impedance in robotic applications through position feedback control

Sehoon Oh, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

14:50-15:15

Invited talk #10:
Control Methods and Controller Structures for Assisting Humans by Robots

Kyoungchul Kong, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

15:15-15:30

Poster Session I: M. Moltedo et al. - T. Boaventura et al. - F. Burget et al.

15:30-15:50

Coffee Break

Session 4

15:50-16:15

Invited talk #11:
Next generation soft wearable robots

Conor Walsh, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA

16:15-16:30

Poster Session II: H. In et al. - M. Mallwitz et al. - A. Calanca et al.

16:30-16:45

Conclusions, future activities

Nicola Vitiello, Samer Mohammed and Juan C. Moreno

Posters

Poster #1:
Marta Moltedo, Karen Junius, Tomislav Baček, Bram Vanderborght, Dirk Lefeber
Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Title: On the use of compliant actuators with parallel springs for wearable exoskeletons


Poster #2:
Thiago Boaventura, Jonas Buchli
ETH, Zurich, Switzerland


Title: A new method for mimicking human behavior with exoskeletons


Poster #3:
Felix Burget2, Massimo Cenciarini1, Benjamin Meier2, Hannah Bast2, Maren Bennewitz2, Wolfram Burgard2, Christoph Maurer1
1University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
2University of Freiburg, Germany


Title: Closed-Loop System for Real-Time Calibration of Neural Stimulation Parameters using Motion Data


Poster #4:
Hyunki In, Byungchul Kim, Brian Byunghyun Kang and Kyu-Jin Cho
Seoul National University, Korea


Title:Clinical trials of soft wearable robot for the hand (Exo-Glove): The case of tetraplegia (C4)


Poster #5:
Martin Mallwitz, Luis Vaca Benitez, Bertold Bongardt, Niels Will
DFKI Robotics Innovation Center, Germany


Title: The CAPIO Active Upper Body Exoskeleton


Poster #6:
Andrea Calanca, Nicola Piccinelli, Paolo Fiorini
University of Verona, Italy

Title: Human-Adaptive Force Control of Compliant Actuators




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