Funding

National Robotics Initiative (CMMI-1637704), K. Hamed (PI) and R. Gregg (co-PI)
National Science Foundation: Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)
NRI: Decentralized Feedback Control Design for Cooperative Robotic Walking with Application to Powered Prosthetic Legs
09/01/2016 - 03/31/2019, $612,213 (total costs)
Description: The major goal of this project is to investigate decentralized feedback control strategies for legged robots with cooperative subsystems, including powered prosthetic legs.


NIH Director's New Innovator Award (DP2HD080349-01), R. Gregg (PI)
National Institutes of Health: Office of the Director and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Phase-Based Control of Locomotion for High-Performance Prostheses and Orthoses
09/30/2013 - 08/31/2018, $2,295,000 (total costs)
Description: The major goal of this project is to investigate the existence of phase-based control strategies in human locomotion for the purpose of designing high-performance control systems for lower-limb prostheses/orthoses.


Career Award at the Scientific Interface, R. Gregg (PI)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
From Machine to Biomimetic Control in Robot-Assisted Walking
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2017, $500,000 (direct costs)
Description: This career transition award supports the PI's development of a research program for translating theoretical control principles from walking robots into clinically viable powered prosthetic legs for amputees.