Task: Build an arm prosthesis with which the pilot can perform a series of activities of daily living.
Pilot: Transradial (below elbow) or more proximal (above elbow) amputation or dysmelia of at least one arm.
The goal of this team is to develop an arm prosthesis system - as robust, safe and comfortable as possible. We will be working on all the aspects of this comprehensive task: from intricate mechatronic subsystems to increasing the feeling of embodiment of the device by the user through closed-loop sensory substitution.
Current research topics:
Mechatronic design of a lower-arm prosthesis
EMG-based shared control
Tactile sensors on the fingertips
Machine learning for tactile sensing
Our current prosthetic arm
Photos: Fabian Vogl / TUM (header photo), Kuo-Yi Chao (Team photo and gallery) & Anne Wullenweber (Gallery)