Hand, Brain & Technology 2014

Monte Verità, Switzerland, September 7 – 12, 2014

Conference website


We thank all the conference participants for an inspiring and insightful week! Conference pictures can be found here.


September 2014
Congratulations to Roger Gassert for his appointment as associate professor at ETH Zurich!
ETH media release

March 2014
We welcome Prof. Theodore Milner from McGill University, who will carry out his sabbatical at RELab

January 2014
RELab Spin-off ReHaptix receives »venture» 2014 top ten business ideas award. Article in the Tagesanzeiger

November 2013
Video abstract of article "Full body illusion is associated with widespread skin temperature reduction" using stroking robot.

October 2013
TV interview with Roger Gasert on seeing white cane in “Gesundheit Heute” (from 11’55’’).

September 2013
ETH Pattus featured on cover page of IEEE TNSRE September issue.


August 2013
We welcome Prof. Derek Kamper from the Illinois Institute of Technology and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, who will carry out his sabbatical at RELab

Dr. James Sulzer appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Silvio Ionta awarded a SNSF Ambizione Grant

Streichelroboter hilft Hirngespinste aufzuspüren

July 2013
RELab obtains Japanese-Swiss Research Cooperation Grant to develop a brain-triggered robotic hand orthosis.

Article in The Japan News

June 2013
We welcome Mike Rinderknecht who joined us for a PhD after a resarch stay at the CHARM lab at Stanford University.

SNSF Horizonte article on real-time fMRI neurofeedback: Achtsamkeit auf Ingenieursart (p. 28).

Workshop on Hand Rehabilitation at ICORR 2013.

April 2013
4 papers accepted for ICORR 2013!

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The Rehabilitation Engineering Lab offers student projects as well as lectures on Rehabilitation Engineering and physical Human-Robot Interaction. You will find a list of avaialble projects below and links to the lectures on the left of this page.

Studies on Mechatronics Projects

If you would like to carry out a Studies on Mechatronics project in our group, please contact the assistant working on or closest to the research topic you are interested in.

Master, Semester and Bachelor Projects

Firmware programming for short source-detector-separation measurements with a wearable fNIRS setup

Control and Evaluation of a Robotic Pressure Discrimination Assessment Tool

PCB design for a novel low-noise functional near-infrared spectroscopy

Create Test-Bench for Quantitative Vibration Evaluation of the ReHaptic Glove

Robotic Assessment of Human Perception Thresholds: A Matter of Paradigm

Transforming Touch into Movement in the Brain

Internship in the develoment of a lower limb robotic exoskeleton

ETH Pattus: Establishing a robot paradigm for forepaw recovery after stroke in the rat

Internships for HST Students

Focus Project: Exoskeleton for Cybathlon

Projects in Collaboration with the Uniklinik Balgrist

Predicting energy expenditure using inertial measurement units in spinal cord injured individuals

Projects in Collaboration with the Neural Control of Movement Lab (NCM)

Bimanual Motor Learning

Projects in Collaboration with the Biomedical Optics Research Lab (BORL)

Projects at EPFL in Lausanne

Projects at University of Texas at Austin

Masters' Opportunity in the Rewire Lab at the University of Texas at Austin

You have your own project ideas?

It is always possible to find a solution for motivated students with innovative ideas for projects in the fields of rehabilitation, assistive and healthcare technology as well as haptics and motor learning. Please contact us if would like to pursue a project which is not on the list above.


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