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Alex M

- Research Program Mentor

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate


Robotics, product design, assistive device design, the sense of touch

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Touch the World With Prosthetics

Have you ever woken up after sleeping in an odd position and your arm feels tingly and numb? Living with a prosthesis is similar because amputees don't receive any touch (haptic) feedback when they touch something with their prosthesis. You will learn how to provide this feedback to them using simple pressure sensors and vibration motors.

Coding skills


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