Team

Director

Dr. Mohammad Habibur Rahman


Research Interests

  • Bio-robotics – wearable robots, rehabilitation robotics, exoskeleton robots (for rehabilitation & motion assistance), human-assist robots, service robots, surgical robots, medical robots, human-machine interface.
  • Intelligent system and Control – nonlinear control, artificial intelligence, neural networks, fuzzy systems, fuzzy-neuro control, adaptive control, control using bio-logical signals such as electromyogram signals, autonomous navigation, tele-robotics, teleportation

http://uwm.edu/engineering/people/rahman-ph-d-mohammad-h/

Ph.D. Students

Md Assad-Uz-Zaman
Ph.D. Student (Passed QE, research in progress)
Project: Intelligent Control of a Symbiotic Wearable Robot for Upper-Extremity Rehabilitation
Email: assaduz2@uwm.edu
Mark J Komar
Ph.D. Student (Passed QE, research in progress)
Project: Development of a Motion Analysis System with Non-Visual Real-Time Feedback for Remote Treatment and Prevention of Movement Impairment
Email: mjkomar@uwm.edu
Daniel Lomo-Tettey
Ph.D. Student (Passed QE, research in progress)
Project: Metrics Identification Towards Development of Clinical Decision Support Tool for Electromyogram Interpretation
Email: lomotet2@uwm.edu
Asif Al Zubayer Swapnil
Ph.D. Student (Coursework stage, admitted in Spring 2019)
Project: Design, Development and Control of multi-functional robotic arm for ADL assistance 
Email: aswapnil@uwm.edu
Tanvir Ahmed
Ph.D. Student (Coursework stage, admitted in Spring 2019)
Project: Development of a Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation Device for Home-Based Rehabilitation
Email: tanvir@uwm.edu
Mehran Rahmani
Ph.D. Student (Coursework stage, admitted in Spring 2019)
Project: Non-linear control of an exoskeleton robot for rehabilitation
Email: mrahmani@uwm.edu
Javier Sanjuan De Caro
Ph.D. Student (Coursework stage, admitted in Fall 2019)
Project: Development of cable-driven Ergonomic Shoulder Joint Mechanism for Upper limb Rehabilitation
Email: jsanjuan@uwm.edu

Master’s Students

Muhil Kaniraja Bharathy
MS Student
Project: EMG based control of a robotic exoskeleton
Email: muhil@uwm.edu
Preet Parag Modi
MS Student
Project: Development of a Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Assistive Device
Email: ppmodi@uwm.edu

From Other Institution

Brahim Bahimi
PhD Student, École de technologie supérieure, Canada
Project: Development a smart control strategy for rehabilitation and assisting daily upper limb motion
Email: brahim.brahmi.1@ens.etsmtl.ca
Mahmoud Farhat
PhD Student, École de technologie supérieure, Canada
Project: Development and Control of an Intelligent Social Robot
Email: mahmoud.farhat.1@ens.etsmtl.ca

 Undergraduate Students ( 2015-Present): *Current Students.

  1. Anthony De Leo*, (BME Student, research in progress), UWM, Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  2.  Kamaljeet Kaur, (ME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Development of a Wheelchair Mounted Exoskeleton Robot (WMER)
  3. Raunak Khaitan*, (CS Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Lidar Based Navigational Tool For The Legally Blind.
  4. Issac Ngui*, (CS Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Trajectory Control of Three-Wheeled Omnidirectional Mobile Robot
  5. Ivan Ruilk*, (Visting Undergraduate Research Student), Universidad de los Andes,
    Project: Development a Labview Based Control Interface to Control of a Manipulator.
  6. Julio Cerón Espejo*, (Visting Undergraduate Research Student),
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Project: Integration of Oculus Rift and Kinect in
    ROS Environment for Teleoperation of NAO Robot.
  7. Mohammed Sulaiman Alomar* (BME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Development of a Reconfigurable Robotic Manipulator.
  8. Mitchel Thomas Murray*, (BME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  9. David Joseph Charapata, (BME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  10. Haley Jasmine Collins, (Film Major, EEE Minor, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Humanoid Robot-Exploring the design challenges of the human-like joint mechanism
  11. Lisa Frances Collins, (Film Major, EEE Minor, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Humanoid Robot-Exploring the design challenges of the human-like joint mechanism.
  12. Megan Kocher, (Summer 2019), UWM,
    Project: Modeling and Design of a 5 DoF Manipulator.
  13. Nathan Urell (BME Student, Summer 2019) UWM
    Project: Feature Extraction and Classification Methods for EEG Based Control of a Robot.
  14. Nicholas Scannell, (BME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Interactive Physical Therapy Rehabilitation by a Humanoid Robot (NAO).
  15.  Anna Miller, (BME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019), UWM
    Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  16. Andrew Lascelle, (ME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019), UWM
    Project: Development of a Foldable and Portable Scooter for Disabled Individuals
  17.  Nick Nelson (ME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019) UWM
    Project: Development of a Foldable and Portable Scooter for Disabled Individuals
  18. Ahlam Allan (BME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019), UWM
    Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  19. Yer Xiong, (BME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019), UWM
    Project: Human arm Kinematics and EMG Activity Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  20. Reshad Tawabuddin Ahmad, (ME Student, Graduated in), UWM
    Project: Flexible Modular Robotic Systems: Design, Development and Control
  21. Abed Al Fattah Isam Shafie (ME Student, Spring, Summer, Fall 2018), UWM
    Project: Flexible Modular Robotic Systems: Design, Development and Control
  22. Jennifer Kovac, (BME Student, Spring and Summer 2018), UWM
    Project: Analysis of subjects’ EEG and EMG Activities in Performing Activity of Daily Living.
  23. Christopher Spiewak, (ME Student, Graduated in Spring 2018), UWM
    Project: Design and Control of a Robotic Assistive Device for Hand Rehabilitation (RAD-HR)
  24. Joshua Myszewski, (BME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project-1: Spectral feature Extraction and Analysis in Human Encephalogram (EEG) Signals. Project-2: Development of Muscle Force Resistance Device
  25. Thomas Joseph Reina, (BME Student, Spring, and Summer 2018), UWM
    Project: Spectral feature Extraction and Analysis in Human Encephalogram (EEG) Signals
  26. Eric Daniel Bergendahl, (BME Student, Spring, and Summer 2018), UWM
    Project: Spectral feature Extraction and Analysis in Human Encephalogram (EEG) Signals
  27. Fidel Sierra-Flores (BME Student, Graduated in Spring 2019), UWM
    Project: Development of a Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Manipulator for Assisting in Activity of Daily Living
  28. Melissa Surwillo (BME Student, Summer 2017, Fall 2017), UWM
    Project: Motion Control of NAO Robot
  29.  Eliza Dawn Imbrie (ME Student, research in progress), UWM
    Project: Development of Sensored Upper-arm Cuff.
  30. Jonah Dylan Casimir (Summer, 2018), UWM
    Project: Design of Finger Skeleton for a Hand Rehabilitation Robot.
  31. Jacob Sosa, (ME Student, Spring 2018), UWM
    Project: A Review on Lower Extremity Prosthesis Development Advances and the Need for Assistive Devices
  32. Nina Peot, (Visiting Summer Intern, 2017), University of Missouri
    Project: Integrating NAO and Kinect in ROS environment
  33. Jaden Kieler (UR@UWM Summer Research Program), UWM
    Project: Integration of Oculus Rift and Kinect in LabView Environment for Teleoperation of NAO Robot
  34. AJ Peal, (UR@UWM Summer Research Program), UWM
    Project: Integration of Oculus Rift and Kinect in LabView Environment for Teleoperation of NAO Robot
  35. Harmon Handa, (BME Student, Summer 2017, Fall 2017), UWM
    Project: Teleoperation of NAO Robot in LabView Environment
  36. Sarah Al-Tarouti Ahmed, BME Student, UWM
    Project: Designing an Intracardiac Robotic Catheter with a 4D Imaging live Feedback
  37. Jake Michael Setterlun, ME Student, UWM
    Project: EEG based control using an Emotiv Headset
  38. Timothy Edward Rooney, ME Student (graduated), UWM
    Project: Arm Gesture vs EMG quantification Using Myo Armband
  39. Jared Rudolph, Kiel, ME Student, UWM
    Project: Arm Gesture vs EMG quantification Using Myo Armband
  40. Gabriel Jacobs, (Visiting Summer Intern, 2016), University of Minnesota
    Project: Experimental Set-up design for EEG experiment
  41. Gabriel Nogueira Garcia, (Visiting Summer Intern, 2016), University of Sao Paulo
    Project: Modeling and Design of an exoskeleton type robot.

High School Students:

*Current Students

  1. Aditya Pillai*, Grade-8 Student, School Student, University School of Milwaukee
    Project: Development of Virtual Reality game to improve fine motor skills of disabled individuals
  2.  Mamotaz Kalam*, Grade-11 Student, School Student, Shorewood High School
    Project: Upper-arm Kinematics and EMG Analysis in Performing Activity of Daily Living
  3. Vinesh Janarthanan, Waukesha West High School, Completed School in 2019.
    Project: Design and development of a portable hand glove for home-based rehabilitation

Alumni

Md Rasedul Islam (Defended Ph.D Dissertation: Fall 2020), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Design and Development of a 7 DOF Robot with Ergonomic Shoulder for Upper Limb Rehabilitation
  • Current position: Assistant Professor: Mechanical Engineering,  Richard. J Resch School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, WI 534302, USA

Asif Al Zubayer Swapnil (Defended Masters Dissertation: Fall 2020), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Intelligent Therapeutic Robot: Design, Development, and Control
  • Current position: Ph.D student in Mechnical engineering department, UW-Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA

Tanvir Ahmed (Defended Masters Dissertation: Spring 2020), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Development and Control of a 3-DOF Exoskeleton Robot for Forearm and Wrist Rehabilitation
  • Current position: Ph.D student in Biomedical engineering department, UW-Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA

Premchand Gunachandran (Defended Masters Dissertation: Fall 2019), UWM

  • Dissertation title:  Automotive Mechatronic Product design and development for Vehicle access and Security.
  • Current position: Design engineer and program Manager, L&T Technology Services Limited, Greater Milwaukee Are, WI, USA

Mohammad Rezwan Sheikh (Defended Masters Dissertation: Summer 2019), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Trajectory Tracking of a Four Degree of Freedom Robotic Manipulator
  • Current position: Foxconn Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Sucheta Roy (Defended Masters Dissertation: Fall 2018), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Coordination and Control for a Team of Mobile Robots in an Unknown Dynamic Environment
  • Current position: Hardware Support Engineer, Amazon Inc, Seattle, WA, USA

Md Assad-Uz-Zaman (Defended Masters Dissertation: Summer 2017), UWM

  • Dissertation title: Design and Development of a Robot Guided Rehabilitation Scheme for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
  • Current position: Ph.D student in Mechanical engineering department, UW-Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA

Kishor Lakshminarayanan (Defended Ph.D Dissertation: Summer 2016), UWM

  • Dissertation Title: Brain Mechanism for Enhanced Hand Function with Remote Sensory Stimulation
  • Current position: Assistant Professor, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India