The 1st RENEW Workshop - Programs

 Nov. 18th (Monday) 
Presentation Speaker
9:30~9:40Welcoming remarks Sung Chul Shin, President of KAIST
9:40~9:50Introducing RENEW project and Workshop overviewHyung-Soon Park, Director of RENEW project
9:50~10:00Commemorative photograph
Morning session: Understanding human movement: from brain to musculoskeletal system
10:00~10:30Dopamine-dependent, learning-induced plasticity: Basis for activity based interventions in motor disordersHans Forssberg, Director of Stockholm Brain Institute, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
10:30~11:003D spheroid-based brain model to study the effects of electrical stimulation on recovery following a strokeJennifer H. Shin, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
11:00~11:20Coffee Break
11:20~11:50Computational approach to high performance Rehabilitation using Brain-machine Interface paradigmJaeseung Jeong, Professor, Department of Brain and Bio-engineering, KAIST
11:50~12:20Can we modify altered intermuscular coordination for improving motor function after stroke?Jinsook Roh, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Eng., University of Houston
Afternoon session: Toward novel neuro-rehabilitation interventions
14:00~14:30Novel Strategies to Enhance Neural Plasticity after Damage to the Central Nervous System: Applications of Acute Intermittent Hypoxia (AIH)William Zev Rymer, Director of Research Planning, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
14:30~15:00Top Research Trend in Pediatric NeurorehabilitationDiane Damiano, Chief, Functional Applied Biomechanics section, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
15:00~15:30Prediction of unmeasured joint kinetic data from a single IMU measurement based on biomechanics based neural networkSukyung Park, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
15:30~15:50Coffee Break
15:50~16:20Beyond Assistance: Pediatric Exoskeletons to Improve Volitional WalkingThomas Bulea, Staff Scientist, Functional Applied Biomechanics section, CC, National Institutes of Health
16:20~16:40High Density Electromyography and soft tactile area sensing towards more natural human robot interactionsJung Kim, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
16:40~17:10Future of Rehabilitation Robotics Research and Practice?Arun Jayaraman, Director of Max-Naider Center for Bionic Medicine, Shirley-Ryan Ability Lab
17:10~17:30Developing compact wearable devices for home useHyung-Soon Park, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
Nov. 19th (Tuesday)
Lab tour: TBD