Biomedical Robotics and Biomicrosystems Lab

Current Projects

 

Past Projects

BRAIN HAND

MOTHER

ALLADIN

NEUROBOTICS

PRIN 2007

EVRYON

CBM-MOTUS

PRIN 2008 - OPEN HAND

 

Methods and Systems for Robot-Mediated Motor Therapy

- Design and development of Cartesian robotic machines for motor recovery of the upper limb in post-stroke patients;
- Analysis and control of exoskeletal systems for the rehabilitation of the upper and lower limb in people with reduced motor capabilities;
- Interfaces and human-Machine interaction control systems for Cartesian and exoskeletal rehabilitation machines.

Functional Assessment

- Mechatronic devices for functional assessment;
- Use of brain imaging techniques (EEG, MEG, fMRI)) for evaluating robot-assisted neuro-rehabilitation therapy and generating adequate corrective actions;
- Biomechanical studies and analysis of the basic mechanisms of biological motor control of the upper limb;
- Methods and techniques for measuring visco-elastic properties of the upper limb.

Assistive Technology

- Human Factors Bioengineering;
- Integrated systems for assistance to the elderly and the disabled;
- Technical aids for the integration of youth disabled in education;
- Personal robotics and Domotics;

- Human-machine interfaces based on non-invasive neural interfaces (EMG, EEG);
- Clinical and socio-economical evaluation of devices and services for personal assistance.


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