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Dr. Schofield works to improve user acceptance and promote the seamless integration of humans and assistive medical devices, leveraging techniques in bio-robotic control and feedback, sensory-motor neural interfaces, and cognitive-perceptual neurosciences. The BEAR Lab performs interdisciplinary research at the interface of mechanical and electrical engineering, neurosciences and rehabilitation medicine to address unmet clinical needs and understand how humans engage with intelligent technologies such as robotic prostheses and powered exoskeleton orthoses, among many others.
Contact: jschofield @ucdavis.edu
Bachelor's in Mechatronic Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Marcus seeks to remove barriers hindering pediatric device adoption by leveraging adult prosthetic technologies. His objective is to provide multiple grasp configurations and intuitive control through pattern recognition of muscle activity in the affected limbs.
Contact: mabattraw @ucdavis.edu