About Clear

Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR)
OUR VISION

We envision a center of excellence for Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) that investigates human-machine interactions, develops advanced wearable, rehabilitation technologies, and enables seamless integration and co-adaptation of rehabilitation machines and humans to assist and augment physical abilities, performance, and experiences in individuals with disabilities

We will fulfill this vision with

 

well-coordinated, interdisciplinary research
 

training the next generation of rehabilitation engineers
 

effective knowledge translation and technology transfer

RESEARCH PRIORITIES

Mechanics

  • Mechanical and energetic integration of a biological system with machinery systems

Control and Learning

  • Merging human intelligence and artificial intelligence

Perception and Cognition

  • Human perception of machines (acceptance, trust, embodiment, etc.)

OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

Innovation in Research

 

Grow research priorities to meet the vision

 

 

Grow Resources

 

Secure 2 large-size grants (>=5M)
 

Establish mechanisms to encourage proposal submission via CLEAR

 

 

Impact

 

Increase our visibility by organizing seminars, workshops, and symposia 
 

Building partnerships with industry
 

Support for technology transfer