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Thang Nguyen (Postdoctoral): Sampled data systems, optimal control, adaptive control, sliding mode control and estimation.

Poya Khalaf (Doctoral): Robots with energy regeneration, optimal control, powered prostheses
    .Poya passed his candidacy exam on 10/5/16: Control and Optimization of Robots with Advanced Energy-Regenerative Systems

Shola Otitoju (Doctoral): Fractional-order impedance and admittance control, model predictive control, advanced exercise machines
    .Shola gave a seminar at the Human-Machine Systems Seminar Series on 10/26/16, Introduction to MPC and application to muscle dynamic model
    .Shola presented his paper  Admittance Control for an Electromechanical Rowing Machine at the 2016 Intl. Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics in Banff, Canada

Holly Warner  (Doctoral): Variable impedance control, modeling and control of muscle-driven linkages, powered prostheses
    .Holly is teaching MCE 260: Kinematics in Fall 2016.
    .Holly gave a seminar at the Human-Machine Systems Seminar Series on 09/21/16, Modeling and properties of a Hill muscle model
    .Holly's Master's Thesis: Optimal Design and Control of a Lower-Limb Prosthesis with Energy Regeneration

    .Holly presented her paper 
Design optimization and control of a crank-slider actuator for a lower-limb prosthesis with energy regeneration at the 2016 Intl. Conference on Advanced
     Intelligent Mechatronics in Banff, Canada
    .Holly presented her paper  Switched robust tracking/impedance control for an active transfemoral prosthesis at the 2016 American Control Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Farbod Rohani (Doctoral, advisor Ton van den Bogert): Predictive simulation of human musculo-skeletal dynamics.

Hanieh Mohammadi (Doctoral, advisor Dan Simon): State estimation for human models and advanced exercise machines.

Humberto de las Casas (Masters): Design, modeling and control of advanced exercise machines.

Rahul Cheppally
(Masters): Robots with energy regeneration, ground reaction force sensing with piezoelectrics, neural networks.

Brahm Powell (Masters): Advanced exercise machines and human-machine interaction. Extremum-seeking control

Santino Bianco (ME undergraduate): Design and optimization of powered transfemoral prostheses.

Mohammad Khattab (ME undergraduate): Ground reaction force sensing with piezoelectrics, neural networks.