Help Fund Critical Research on Predicting Falls
mucat-directors-about-fallsAre you concerned about your older relatives falling? Professors Amit Shukla, James Chagdes and Bo Brinkman are researching methods to predict the risk of falls in older adults using methods of deep learning and nonlinear dynamics. With your help they want to experiment with the use of apps to classify risky behavior and provide the wearer specific guidance on risk of falls.
Center for Assistive Design Technologies
Dr. Shukla.pngDr. Amit Shukla (MME) and undergraduate student Joao Pedro discuss their roles in the Center for Assistive Technologies.
Ryan Ley Only Undergraudate to Present at OSC Conference
osc-undergsaduateLast week, Ryan Ley (CPB) traveled to the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) in Columbus to give an oral and poster presentation about his research, "Investigating the phase behavior of Lidocaine in 1-n-butyl-3-methylimidazolium based ionic liquids."
Polymer Research as Used in Knee and Hip Implants
polymer-khanDr. Fazeel Khan (MME) discusses his research interest: using polymers in the design of artificial knee and hip joints. Watch the video here!
Changing Virtual Reality
virtual-realityVirtual reality isn’t just for videogames anymore. It can be used in the educational field, healthcare sector, and even for military use. Dr. Eric Bachmann (CSE) is working to create more realistic virtual environments that can be applied to these fields—one slope at a time.
Promising New Dimension in Medicine
promising-new13-D printing may become key component of medical training.
Rachel Kaczka and Psychology Research
rachel-kaczkaRachel Kaczka, a junior computer science major and digital games minor, assists with psychology research.
Patent on Gag-Reflex Reduction Device Granted to Miami
gag-reflexThe Office of Technology Transfer and Business Partnerships received news from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that a patent will be granted on Miami’s gag-reflex reduction device.