Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Biomechatronic technology for the future of healthcare, at the Faculty of Engineering’s Technologies for Health research event tonight.
Professor Peter Xu, Chair in Mechatronics, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering will give his inaugural lecture Mechatronics for Innovative Smart Medical Devices at the event.
Professor Xie is head of the University’s Medical and Rehabilitation Robotics Research Group where the rehabilitation devices and robot technology is being developed.
“Our research is targeted at people whose strength and coordination has been affected by amputation, stroke, cerebral palsy, or aging. We believe appropriate mechanical assistance can not only restore function but enhance performance beyond typical human limits