Rui Hua, PhD

Rui Hua, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

About Me

Rui is a postdoctoral fellow at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, currently working on wearable data analysis and recovery trajectory modeling with machine learning for children after appendectomy. Before joining Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Rui was a senior electronics engineer at MKS Instruments, working on electronics development for new products. Rui got his PhD degree from Texas A&M University. His research during his PhD study focused on smart insole electronics design, and sensor data analysis and modeling with machine learning to help patients with Parkinson's disease in daily life scenarios.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2018 - 2022
    Texas A&M University, PhD in Mechanical Engineering
    2016 - 2018
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    2011 - 2015
    Beihang University, Bachelor of Science in Instrumental Science

Research Interests

  • Electronics
  • Machine learning
  • Wearable sensing

Max Näder Center for Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research

Max Näder Center for Rehabilitation Technologies and Outcomes Research

We develop and execute industry-sponsored research in prosthetics, orthotics, rehabilitation robotics, and adaptive technologies.

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