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Project aims for prosthetic that senses like real hand
One of the major challenges in prosthetics technologies is to create an artificial hand capable of the same tactile sensations and motion perception as a natural hand. ASU’s Stephen Helms Tillery will have an opportunity to contribute to progress toward that goal as a member of a nationwide research collaboration called HAPTIX (Hand Proprioception and Touch Interfaces), the first program for the new Biological Technologies Office of the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA). Read on Full Circle

Workshop helps to spark pursuit of rehabilitation robotics progress
The ASU Rehabilitation Robotics Workshop will explore a wide range of topics related to using robotics to improve quality of life and look at progress in robotics across different fields of of science and engineering, including work in human-robot interaction and human motor control. Read on Full Circle

Nancy Cooke’s work helps save lives by marrying psychology, technology
Nancy Cooke recently won a lifetime achievement award, the Arnold M. Small President’s Distinguished Award, from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. The award recognizes her research on individual and team cognition and its application to the development of cognitive and knowledge engineering methodologies, healthcare, homeland security systems, remotely piloted aircraft and emergency response systems. Read on Full Circle

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ASU graduates create medical device to cure jaundice (The Arizona Republic)

Two ASU engineering graduates and a current engineering graduate student have helped develop technology for an entrepreneurial endeavor to help cure jaundice in infants.  Read the article.

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