Graduate and Postdoc (GaP) Seminar Series

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Manu Platt, PhD

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Jeffrey Bingham and Phillip Grice presenting

Full Summary: The Graduate and Post-Doc (GaP) Seminar Series is a weekly event of research presentations by two graduate students or post-docs conducting bio-related research.  The series is organized and sponsored by the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) with additional support from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. It is held every Wednesday at 12:00pm in IBB 1128 and refreshments are provided. If your research group or department would like to present at future seminars, please contact Manu Platt, PhD

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  • Phillip Grice Phillip Grice
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Jeffrey Bingham - Advisor, Lena Ting, PhD

"Stability Radius as a Method to Identify Neural Feedback Parameters to Stabilize Biomechanics"

My goal is to determine common neural feedback mechanisms that robustly control motor behavior across a variety of biomechanical contexts. I introduce the basic technique of using stability radius to compare the stability of neuromechanical systems with an example from postural control of frontal plane balance across a variety of biomechanical contexts.

Phillip Grice - Advisor, Charles Kemp, PhD

"Robots for Humanity: Developing Assistive Mobile Manipulation
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Assistive mobile manipulators may allow persons with severe motor impairments to independently perform self-care tasks. Enabling this is the goal of the Robots for Humanity Project. By working closely with Henry Evans, quadriplegic as the result of a brainstem stroke, we have enabled Henry to use a general-purpose mobile manipulator to shave his face with an electric razor in his own home, addressing numerous challenges along the way.


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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
GaP Seminar, IBB, jeff bingham, phil grice
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
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  • Created On: Sep 17, 2012 - 8:27am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:59pm