Speakers

Talks will be delivered by researchers working in computational neuroscience, biomechanics, clinical gait analysis and rehabilitation robotics. As far as possible, an equal distribution of talks from senior and upcoming researchers is planned.

Senior / Upcoming Researcher Keynotes

Roger Enoka - U. Colorado Boulder, USA

Roger Enoka - U. Colorado Boulder, USA

Roger M. Enoka is director of the Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder, and,  author of the ...
Andrea d'Avella - U. Messina, Italy

Andrea d'Avella - U. Messina, Italy

Andrea d'Avella is Professor of Physiology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Morphological and Functional Images at ...
Francisco Valero-Cuevas - U. Southern California, USA

Francisco Valero-Cuevas - U. Southern California, USA

Francisco Valero-Cuevas heads the Brain-Body Dynamics Lab at the University of Southern California. He is also author of a recently...
Hartmut Geyer - Carnegie Mellon U., USA

Hartmut Geyer - Carnegie Mellon U., USA

Hartmut Geyer is an assistant professor in the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University since 2010. He received the Diploma de...
Marjolein van der Krogt - VU U. Medical Center, Netherlands

Marjolein van der Krogt - VU U. Medical Center, Netherlands

Marjolein van der Krogt works as a full time research fellow at the Biomechanics and Motor Control in CP group at the VUmc. She graduated cu...
Massimo Sartori - U. Göttingen, Germany

Massimo Sartori - U. Göttingen, Germany

Massimo Sartori is a postdoctoral research scientist at the Department of Neurorehabilitation Engineering, University Medical Center G...

Oral Session Speakers

Katja Mombaur - U. Heidelberg, Germany

Katja Mombaur - U. Heidelberg, Germany

Katja Mombaur is a professor at IWR and head of the Optimization in Robotics & Biomechanics (ORB) group as well as the Robotics...
Auke Ijspeert - EPFL, Switzerland

Auke Ijspeert - EPFL, Switzerland

Auke Ijspeert is an associate professor at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland), and head of the Biorobotics La...
Alfred Schouten - TU Delft, Netherlands

Alfred Schouten - TU Delft, Netherlands

Alfred C. Schouten is an associate professor at the Delft University of Technology and the University of Twente. He heads the neuromuscular...
Jacques Duchateau - Free U. of Brussels, Belgium

Jacques Duchateau - Free U. of Brussels, Belgium

Jacques Duchateau is currently professor at the Faculty for Motor Sciences of the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. He is director ...
Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting - Aalborg Univ., Denmark

Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting - Aalborg Univ., Denmark

Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Department of Health Science and Technology at Aalborg University,...
José L. Pons - Spanish National Research Council, Spain

José L. Pons - Spanish National Research Council, Spain

José Luis Pons Rovira is Professor at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research, CSIC, and head of the Neural Rehabilitation Group ...
Robert Kearney, McGill U., Canada

Robert Kearney, McGill U., Canada

Dr. Kearney is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the faculty of Medicine at McGill University....
Vincent Cheung - Chinese U. of Hong Kong

Vincent Cheung - Chinese U. of Hong Kong

A native of Hong Kong, Vincent Chi Kwan Cheung is at present an assistant professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences of the Chinese...
Shyam Diwakar, Amrita U., India

Shyam Diwakar, Amrita U., India

Shyam Diwakar is the Lab Director of Computational Neuroscience Laboratory , Amrita University, a Faculty fellow at the Amrita Center fo...
Friedl De Groote - KU Leuven, Belgium

Friedl De Groote - KU Leuven, Belgium

Friedl De Groote is an assistant professor in the Human Movement Biomechanics Research Group at the Department of Kinesiology, KU...
Jan Babic - Jozef Stefan Institute/ U. Ljubljana, Slovenia

Jan Babic - Jozef Stefan Institute/ U. Ljubljana, Slovenia

Jan Babic is a Senior Researcher at "Jozef Stefan" Institute, Slovenia and an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of ...
Michel-Ange Amorim - Université Paris-Sud, France

Michel-Ange Amorim - Université Paris-Sud, France

Michel-Ange Amorim is Professor in motor control and perception at the faculty of Physical Education and Sport sciences of Université ...
Jun Nishii, Yamaguchi U., Japan

Jun Nishii, Yamaguchi U., Japan

Jun Nishii is Professor in the Department of Physics and Informatics at Yamaguchi University, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in 1996 ...
Thorsten Stein - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Thorsten Stein - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Thorsten Stein is an assistant professor for Movement Science and Biomechanics at the Institute of Sports and Sports Science of the...
Manish Sreenivasa - U. Heidelberg, Germany

Manish Sreenivasa - U. Heidelberg, Germany

Manish Sreenivasa is a postdoctoral researcher in the research group of Optimization in Robotics and Biomechanics, Interdisciplinary ...