Mechatronics lab

Hau-yu Chu and Daniella DiLacqua

This week, our team refocused our efforts and found a wonderful project for our research. Ashwin Kumar is mentoring a group of high school students who are creating a stroke rehabilitation device. The students are focused on reading data from sensors and programming in MatLab to create a graphical output of joint rotations. Our team is focused on constructing the prototype of this device, validating the sensors, and determining the most appropriate applications for this device’s use. This week included lots of research on current stroke rehabilitation methods and other devices and methods of measuring joint rotation. We kept organized, utilizing to help us with our project management. Supplies were ordered and the prototype is in early stages. We hope to refine the prototype and validate the sensors in our last week of RET.