Undergraduate Research



Going Through the Motions

The dynamic work of Dagmar Sternad and the Action Lab studies the complex and mostly unknown connections between the brain and its control of the human body.



Designing Zero Power Sensors

If a “zero-power” sensor is created, sensors in hard-to-service locations will need less frequent maintenance and reduce the use of these batteries in sensor networks.


Finding A Fix For Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the patellofemoral joint (PFJ) is one of the most common causes of knee pain and functional limitation seen in humans today, and its prevalence is on the rise.



A Twist on Old Paradigms

It’s not just technology that’s undergoing dramatic changes, but also human interactions, perceptions, ethics and expectations



Breaking Bones for Future Engineers

Our project demonstrates to High School students how actual engineers are working to find the most effective solutions to hip replacements in humans in medical applications.


Workarounds and Prototypes

Our goal was to demonstrate to people the importance, practicality, and relevance of workarounds and prototypes in both our daily lives and in a diverse range of industries.