Eric J. Earley, MS

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Eric is a PhD candidate at Northwestern University in the department of Biomedical Engineering. He works under the direction of Dr. Levi Hargrove in the Neural Engineering for Prosthetics & Orthotics Lab, one of the labs within the Center for Bionic Medicine.

Eric's research focuses on merging two traditionally separate fields: control of robotic prosthetic limbs and motor learning and adaptation. In particular, his work aims to better understand how the prosthesis and the user communicate back and forth, and how to improve this communication loop to refine a user's fine control over the prosthetic limb.

 

Location

355 E Erie St

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training

    Education

    Credential

    2008 - 2012
    Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering Colorado School of Mines
    2012 - 2014
    Masters, Biomedical Engineering Northwestern University

Recent Publications

Joint Speed Discrimination and Augmentation For Prosthesis Feedback.
Earley EJ, Johnson RE, Hargrove LJ, Sensinger JW
doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-36126-4
Joint-based velocity feedback to virtual limb dynamic perturbations.
Earley EJ, Kaveny KJ, Johnson RE, Hargrove LJ, Sensinger JW
doi: 10.1109/ICORR.2017.8009430
Dual Window Pattern Recognition Classifier for Improved Partial-Hand Prosthesis Control.
Earley EJ, Hargrove LJ, Kuiken TA
doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00058
Optimizing pattern recognition-based control for partial-hand prosthesis application.
Earley EJ, Adewuyi AA, Hargrove LJ
doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944395

Regenstein Center for Bionic Medicine

Our goal is to improve the function and quality of life for individuals with limb loss and other physical impairments.

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