Dissemination, Outreach, and Education
We are committed to educating the public, students, and other scientists about research pioneered at the Center for Bionic Medicine and at our Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, Technologies to Evaluate and Advance Manipulation and Mobility (TEAMM).
For more information about scheduling a possible event, please contact Sheila Burt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-238-1569.
Below is a select list of recent events that CBM/TEAMM researchers have participated in.
- Go-Baby-Go program (ongoing)
- Get a Grip! program (ongoing)
- Science and Engineering Festival, Oakton Community College, April 25, 2015
- Adler After Dark, December 2015
- Girls4Science, August 2, 2014
- Body Trek Summer Science Camp, 2014
- Illinois Math and Science Academy Student Inquiry Research Program, Chicago, IL, September 2013-April 2014
- National Robotics Week 2014, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL, April 2014
- Ladies of Virtue, Chicago, IL (CBM Tour)
- Myoelectric Prosthesis Control, Old Orchard Junior High School, Project CARE, January 31, 2014
- "Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and the Control of Next-Generation Prostheses to Improve Amputee Quality of Life," Chicago Math and Science Academy, Chicago, IL, October 10, 2013
- "Recovery vs. Compensation: Technologies for Individuals with Neurological Disability,” Arun Jayaraman, PhD, Balgrist University, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2014.
- "Exoskeletons for Individuals with Neurological Injuries,” Arun Jayaraman, PhD, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, June 2014.
- "The Future of Restored Function," Tim Reissman, PhD, Human Augmentics Seminar, University of Illinois at Chicago, March 2014.
- "Development of a Neural Interface for Powered Lower Limb Prosthetics," Levi Hargrove, PhD, Marquette University Undergraduate/Graduate Student Seminar, December 2013.
- "TMR: Past, Present and Future," Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, Project CARE Summit, San Diego Medical Center, December 2013.
- "Neural Interfaces for Artificial Limbs," Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 60th Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 2013.
- "Building Bionic Interfaces,” Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, 38th Annual Edward Lambert Lecturer, Dale House University, Department of Medicine, October 2013.
- CBM and the Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP) host a monthly seminar series specifically aimed at educating researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Past topics have included running with a powered knee and ankle prosthesis, high density sEMG recording, and exploring variability in muscle activation patterns.