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Hand, Brain & Technology 2014

Monte Verità, Switzerland, September 7 – 12, 2014

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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!

More news...

November 2012
Kaspar Leuenberger presents his PhD project at the ETH Tag.

September 2012
Scientifica 2012 – Zürcher Wissenschaftstage
RELab presents Seeing White Cane and Virtual Peg Insertion Test at Scientifica 2012.
Featured articles of RELab demos: Ein sehender Blindenstock, Beitrag in der Aargauer Zeitung, Beitrag in der Netzwoche, Bericht auf TeleZüri (letzter Beitrag), Radiointerview auf Radio 1

June 2012
ETH Summer School on Soft Robotics. Thank you very much for joining SSSR 2012 in Zurich! Recap

April 2012
We welcome Frieder Wittman who joins us from the Technical University Munich.

March 2012
Mike Rinderknecht receives the 1st prize in the IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest

2012 Swiss Brain League research prize awarded to Silvio Ionta and Lukas Heydrich for work in collaboration with RELab.

RELab present at the BrainFair Zurich 2012.

February 2012
RELab organizes the 1st Swiss rtfMRI Neurofeedback Conference. A big thank you to all the speakers and over 150 participants! Recap

Robotik misst Fortschritte von Schlaganfallpatienten

September 2011
We welcome Auralius Manurung, who joins us from the Gyeongsang National University, South Korea.

August 2011
We welcome Sven Zwicker, who joins us from the ETH Zürich.

July 2011
Marie-Christine Fluet receives the Best Poster Award at the 2011 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2011)

June 2011
We welcome Michael Tucker, who joins us from the Clarkson University in Potsdam New York.

RELab featured on ETH Life

April 2011
Neurorobotics reveals brain mechanisms of self-consciousness: The Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience at EPFL and the Rehabilitation Engineering Lab join forces to explore the neural mechanisms of self-consciousness. Read more...

October 2010
RELab featured on NZZ Format

September 2010
We welcome Jumpei Arata, visiting professor from the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan.

August 2010
Werner Popp wins the 1st Rehab Open Tennis Tournament Zurich. Congratulations!

June 2010
We welcome Maria Laura Blefari, who joins us from the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy.

Mai 2010
We welcome Yeongmi Kim, who joins us from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea.

July 2010


April 2010
We welcome Kaspar Leuenberger, from EPFL and Jean-Claude Metzger, from ETH Zurich who join us to start their PhD at the RE Lab. We also welcome Raphael Zimmermann, from ETH Zurich, who starts his PhD in collaboration with the Biomedical Optics Research Lab at the University Hospital Zürich.

March 26th, 2010
Podium presentation by Dominique Chapuis at the Haptics Symposium 2010

March 25th, 2010
Lab visit from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, 25.03.2010 (movie requires QuickTime plugin)

March 2010
We welcome Marie-Christine Fluet, who joins us from the Institute of Neuroinformatics at ETH Zurich.

February 2010
We welcome Alejandro Juarez from the Universidad Iberamericana, Mexico City

January 25th-29th, 2010
The Rehabilitation Engineering Lab and the Sensory-Motor Systems Lab co-organized the D-MAVT Engineering Week 2010.

November 2009
We welcome James Sulzer, who joins us from Northwestern University

September 2009
We welcome Bogdan Vigaru, who joins us from Johns Hopkins University to start his PhD at the RE Lab.

July 2nd, 2009
Roger Gassert gives a seminar on "Probing and restoring sensorimotor function with robotic interfaces" at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

June 26th, 2009
Olivier Lambercy receives a best presentation award at the ICORR conference 2009.

April 27th, 2009
Roger Gassert and Olivier Lambercy gave a talk on Rehabilitation Robotics at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Rehabilitation Center in Singapore.

April 23rd, 2009
Podium presentation at i-CREATe 2009 in Singapore.

April 2009
We welcome Dominique Chapuis, who joins us from EPFL.

January 15th, 2009
We welcome Olivier Lambercy joining us from the National University of Singapore and Julio Dueñas from the Universidad Iberamericana, Mexico City.

December 15th, 2008
We welcome Remco Benthem de Grave, the first PhD student of the RE Lab.

December 1st, 2008
The RE Lab opens its doors.


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