Xiaogang Hu, PhD
Xiaogang Hu received his BE (2006) in the Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology at Tsinghua University in Beijing China. He then received a PhD (2011) degree in Kinesiology with a focus on neural control of muscle force, and a minor in Computational Science in the Department of Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Prior to joining UNC/NC State, he was a research scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and research assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University.
Chenyun Dai, PhD
Chenyun Dai received the B.S. (2010) degree in electrical engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Nanjing China, and both the M.S. (2013) and Ph.D. (2016) degrees in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. He is working with Dr. Hu as a postdoctoral fellow at UNC/NC State. His research interests include biomedical signal processing, stochastic estimation, system identification and modeling, particularly as applied to problems in human rehabilitation.
Yang Zheng, PhD
Yang Zheng received his B.E. (2010) and Ph.D. (2016) degrees both in biomedical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an China. He is working with Dr. Hu as a postdoctoral fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill. His research interests include biomedical signal processing, brain-computer interface, pattern recognition and device design on hand function assessment & rehabilitation.
Henry Shin received his BS (2013) and MS (2014) degrees in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. He is a BME PhD student at UNC/NC State since 2016, and is interested in Neuro/Biomechanics, Philosophy of the Mind, and Space exploration.
Claire Vallery is an undergraduate student majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Spanish at NCSU. Her research interests include prosthetics and mobility awareness. Outside of class, she is an active member of the NC State club rowing team and a fried egg enthusiast.
Zach Watkins is a third-year undergraduate student at NCSU majoring in Biomedical Engineering. His research interests include neuromechanical signal processing and neuromuscular prosthetics. Zach is a member of the club lacrosse team at NC State and in his free time enjoys drinking coffee, playing guitar, and being outdoors.
Bradley Davis is a third year undergraduate student majoring in Biomedical Engineering and minoring in French at NCSU. His research interests include biomedical signal processing and instrumentation development. Outside of class, he also enjoys studying bioethics, philosophy of education, and playing soccer.
Lauren Stinson is an third year undergraduate student in the Biomedical Engineering Program at NCSU. Her research interests include prosthetics and rehabilitation engineering. Outside of class Lauren is a member of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Chi Omega as well as the Society of Women Engineers. In her free time she enjoys being at the beach and spending time with her friends.