Section Editors

Section Board for 'Assistive Technologies' (10)

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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey W. Jutai
Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 25 University Private, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
2. Workpackage Leader of AGE-WELL NCE (, Toronto Rehab – UHN, 12th Floor Research, 550 University Ave., Toronto, ON M5G 2A2, Canada
Interests: physical rehabilitation; understanding the factors that affect the adoption and use of assistive technologies; measuring the functional and quality-of-life outcomes of assistive technologies for persons who have a disability
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Dr. Ulas Sunar
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wright State University, 207 Russ Engineering Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435, USA
Interests: diffuse optical imaging; biomedical optics; fluorescence imaging; photoacoustic imaging; imaging-guided intervention; optical imaging biomarkers; light therapy; photodynamic therapy; therapy response monitoring; optical blood flow and oxygenation
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Dr. Mikhail A. Lebedev
Department of Neurobiology and Center for Neuroengineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Interests: neuroscience; neurobiology; neurophysiology; brain-machine interfaces; motor control; multielectrode recordings; microstimulation
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Dr. Luc de Witte
Hague University of Applied Sciences, 2501 The Hague, The Netherlands
Interests: assistive technology service delivery; care robotics; digital healthcare solutions, technologies applied to global health challenges
Dr. Jacquie Ripat
Department of Occupational Therapy, Associate Dean Research, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Manitoba, R215-771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0T6, Canada
Interests: assistive technology; environmental adaptation; community participation; disability; rehabilitation; qualitative research methods; person-centred practice
Dr. Fabrizio Stasolla
Developmental Psychology, "Giustino Fortunato" University of Benevento, 82100 Benevento, Italy
Interests: autism spectrum disorders; Cerebral Palsy; Rare genetic syndromes (e.g. Angelman, Rett, Cornelia de Lange, fragile X); cognitive-behavioral interventions; Post-coma; Alzeimer; Parkinson; sclerosis neurodegenerative diseases; single-subject experimental designs
Prof. Dr. Nelson P. Rocha
Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering (IEETA), Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Aveiro, Aveiro, 3810-193, Portugal
Interests: active aging; functioning; cognitive training; usability; ambient assisted living; eHealth
Prof. Dr. R. Simon Sherratt
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AY, UK
Interests: wearable healthcare sensors; biosensors; fall detection; Parkinson’s disease
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Prof. Dr. Ahmad Lotfi
Professor of Computational Intelligence, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
Interests: ambient intelligence; computational intelligence; smart homes; assisted living; assistive robotics; wearable technologies; personal assistants and coaching; elderly care
Prof. Dr. Mario Munoz-Organero
Telematics Engineering Department, University Carlos III de Madrid, Av. Universidad, 30, 28911 Leganes, Madrid, Spain
Interests: wearable technologies for health and wellbeing applications; mobile and pervasive computing for assistive living; Internet of Things and assistive technologies; machine learning algorithms for physiological; inertial and location sensors; personal assistants and coaching for health self-management; activity detection and prediction methods
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