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MARS-RERC Directory

Development Project D1:

Development of New Capabilities of the Lokomat® Walking Robot 

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Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Riener Robert Sensory-Motor Systems Lab, (SMS), ETH Zurich, and University Hospital Balgrist,  ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr.-Ing.  PI riener @ mavt.ethz.ch
Dietz Volker Balgrist Prof. em., Dr. med., FRCP  Consultant Volker.Dietz @ balgrist.ch
Colombo Gery Hocoma AG, Volketswil, CH Dr. sc. techn.  Consultant gery.colombo @ hocoma.ch
Duschau-Wicke Alex SMS, Balgrist, Hocoma Dipl.-Ing.  Ph.D. Student duschau @ mavt.ethz.ch
Vallery Heike SMS, Balgrist Dipl.-Ing.  Research Engineer hvallery @ ethz.ch
Wirz Markus Balgrist MPTSc  Research Therapist mwirz @ balgrist.unizh.ch
Brunschweiler Andreas SMS MSc  Electronic Engineering Support brunschweiler @ mavt.ethz.ch
Rotta Alessandro SMS   Technician rotta @ mavt.ethz.ch
Rymer William Zev Rehabilitation Institute Research Corporation (RIC) MD, Ph.D. Co-PI w-rymer @ northwestern.edu
Finucane Suzanne RIC PT Research Therapist sfinucane @ ric.org
Dhaher Yasin RIC Ph.D. Co-PI y-dhaher @ northwestern.edu
Krishnan Chandramouli RIC Ph.D. Research Associate c-krishnan @ northwestern.edu

Development Project D2:

Devices for Hand Rehabilitation Following Stroke

Last
Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Kamper Derek IIT, RIC Ph.D. PI d-kamper @ northwestern.edu
Stoykov Nikolay RIC Ph.D. Co-I n-stoykov @ northwestern.edu
Tsoupikova Daria UIC    Consultant Co-I tsoupi @ uic.edu
Vick Randy School of Art Institute   Consultant rvick @ saic.edu
Jia Yicheng RIC   Project Engineer y-jie @ northwestern.edu
Li Yu UIC    Research Assistant omu999 @ gmail.com
Connelly Lauri RIC MS OTR/L Research Therapist On project in YR1 & part of YR2

Development Project D3:

Development of Telerehabilitation Arm Gravity-Assistance

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Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Reinkensmeyer David J. U.C. Irvine Ph.D. PI dreinken @ uci.edu
Buell Meghan RIC   Research Therapist mbuell @ ric.org
Kamper Derek IIT, RIC Ph.D. Co-I d-kamper @ northwestern.edu
Sucar Enrique INAOE, Puebla, Mexico Ph.D. Co-I esucar @ inaoep.mx
Leder Ron UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico Ph.D. Co-I rleder @ ieee.org
Hernandez Jorge INNN, Mexico City, Mexico MD Co-I jhfranco @ medicapolanco.com

Azcárate-Hernández

Gildardo ITESM - Campus Cuernavaca   Graduate Student

yayo_tec @ hotmail.com

Quintana-Torres Gerardo Eliezer U. Anahuac del Sur - Maestria en Liderazgo Tecnológico Graduate Student eliezerq @ hotmail.com 
Ledesma-Ramírez Claudia Ivette Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana BSc Social Service at INNN claudia_lr @ hotmail.com
Luis-Velásquez Roger INAOE - Computer Science MSc Research Assistant

roger_luve @ yahoo.com.mx

Sánchez Israel INNN MD Therapist drisavi_mx @ yahoo.com.mx
Allarena Adalbert UNAM pre doc Research Assistant Adallarena @ aol.com
Matamoros Maurico UNAM Undergrad Research Assistant mdk_bzk @ hotmail.com
Aranda William UAS Pre doc Research Assistant rwilliam_aranda @ hotmail.com
Savage Norma Saiph UNAM Undergrad Research Assistant saiphcita @ gmail.com
Perez Sergi U.C. Irvine B.S. Graduate Student sergi.perez @ uci.edu
Liaw Gary U.C. Irvine B.S. Graduate Student liawg @ uci.edu
Allington James U.C. Irvine B.S. Graduate Student james.allington @ uci.edu

Research Project R1:

Evaluating Error Augmentation for Neurorehabilitation

Last
Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Patton James UIC, RIC Ph.D. PI jpatton @ ric.org
Kenyon Robert UIC Ph.D. CO-PI kenyon @ uic.edu
Bogey Ross RIC DO Physician rbogey @ ric.org
Kamper Derek IIT,RIC Ph.D. CO-I d-kamper @ northwestern.edu
Kovic Mark UIC, RIC PT Research Therapist sookovic @ sbcglobal.net
Sharp Ian UIC Graduate Student isharp2 @ uic.edu
Listenberger Molly RIC OTD, OTR/L  Research Occupational Therapist mlistenber @ ric.org

Research Project R2:

Research Benefits of Overground Walking the KineAssist® Robot

Last
Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Brown David NU PT, Ph.D. PI d-brown1 @ northwestern.edu
Patton James UIC, RIC Ph.D. Co-I jpatton @ ric.org
Korda Nicole NU   Research Therapist n-korda @ northwestern.edu
Bogey Ross RIC DO Physician rbogey @ ric.org
Santos Julio Kinea Design, LLC   CO-I jsantos @ kineadesign.com

Training Project T1:

Training Initiative on Rehabilitation-Oriented Engineering Design

Last
Name
First
Name
Organizational
Affiliation
Degree Role e-mail
Peshkin Michael NU Ph.D. PI peshkin @ northwestern.edu
Colgate j. Edward NU   Co-I colgate @ northwestern.edu
Levine Blake NU   Mechanical Engineering Design Student On project Summer 2008