CK Mummidisetty

Chaithanya Krishna Mummidisetty, MS

Research Engineer-III
Biomedical Engineer
Office of Translational Research
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About Me

Mr. Mummidisetty has experience in cutting edge technology research, software development, instrumentation, and data acquisition systems for advanced research studies involving individuals with spinal cord injury.  He also has work experience involving medical devices, engineering, procurement & project management of national level health sector projects.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2001 - 2005
    Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering, Osmania University, India
    2007 - 2009
    Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami


    Quality Engineer (Internship), Boston Scientific Corporation, Miami, FL


    Certification course in Essentials of Project Management from Villanova University
    Certified Six Sigma Green Belt - Health Care and Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University
    Nominated for the Magnuson founders medal for service for years 2010 and 2015 at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Recent Publications

Stride management assist exoskeleton vs functional gait training in stroke: A randomized trial.
Jayaraman A, O'Brien MK, Madhavan S, Mummidisetty CK, Roth HR, Hohl K, Tapp A, Brennan K, Kocherginsky M, Williams KJ, Takahashi H, Rymer WZ
doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006782
Fall Detection in Individuals With Lower Limb Amputations Using Mobile Phones: Machine Learning Enhances Robustness for Real-World Applications.
Shawen N, Lonini L, Mummidisetty CK, Shparii I, Albert MV, Kording K, Jayaraman A
doi: 10.2196/mhealth.8201
Experience of Robotic Exoskeleton Use at Four Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Centers.
Heinemann AW, Jayaraman A, Mummidisetty CK, Spraggins J, Pinto D, Charlifue S, Tefertiller C, Taylor HB, Chang SH, Stampas A, Furbish CL, Field-Fote EC
doi: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000235

Honors & Awards

  • Best Outgoing Student
    Osmania University, 2005
  • Gold Medal for Outstanding Academic Performance
    Osmania University, 2005

Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Rehabilitation Technologies and outcomes research
  • Wearable sensing

Max Näder Lab for Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research

This lab is one of the few clinical labs that develops and executes industry-sponsored research in prosthetics, orthotics, rehabilitation robotics, and adaptive technologies.

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Work History

  • 2007 - 2009
    Research Assistant (The Miami Project to cure paralysis)
    UM Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • 2005 - 2006
    Executive Biomedical Engineer
    HSCC (I) Ltd (A Govt. of India Enterprise), India
  • 2007
    Graduate Assistant
    Dept. of Civil, Environmental & Architecture Engineering, University of Miami, Florida
  • 2004 - 2005
    Research Position
    Computer Science & Engineering Dept., Osmania University, India