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RELab Alumni

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!

More news...

Name Period Role Project Current position
Prof. Dr. Derek Kamper 08-12/2013 Visiting professor    
Dr. Silvio Ionta 12/2012-12/2013 NCCR Fellow
(postdoctoral fellow)
Neural Substrate of Multisensory Processing in Manual Actions Maître-Assistant, Université de Lausanne
Prof. Dr. James Sulzer 11/2009-8/2013 ETH Fellow

(postdoctoral fellow)

Non-invasive Neural Intervention for Sensorimotor Recovery Assistand professor in Mechanical Engineering University of Texas
Elena Otero del Real 9/2012-5/2013 Visiting MSc student Robotic sensory training  
Sven Zwicker
8/2011-4/2013 Research assistant Hand rehabilitation  
Dr. Laura Santos Carreras
7/2012-3/2013 Postdoctoral fellow Virtual Peg Insertion Test Project Engineer, Helbling Technik Bern AG
Dr. Ricardo Beira   Research assistant Surgical robotics  
Dr. Yeongmi Kim
5/2010-2/2013 Postdoctoral fellow Augmented white cane / sensory rehabilitation Lecturer, MCI, Austria
Dr. Maria Laura Blefari 1/2012–6/2012 Postdoctoral fellow rtfMRI neurofeedback as scientific tool  
  6/2010–12/2011 PhD student rtfMRI neurofeedback as scientific tool  
Jonas Furrer 4–12/2011 Research assistant IMU calibration and signal processing  
Arturo Moncada Torres 2–12/2011 BSc internship IMU-based activity classification  
Alejandro Juarez Robles 2–11/2010 BSc internship Robot-assisted sensory assessment  
Prof. Dr. Jumpei Arata 9–12/2010 Visiting professor Exoskeleton for finger rehabilitation  
Julio Dueñas 1–11/2009 BSc internship fMRI-compatible robotics  
Dr. Dominique Chapuis 4/2009–5/2010 Postdoctoral fellow Neuroscience and rehabilitation robotics  
Remco Bethem de Grave 12/2008–6/2010 Research assistant Isometric motor learning  

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