Principal Investigators

Milos R. Popovic
PhD, PEng
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Kei Masani
PhD
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José Zariffa
PhD, PEng
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Julio Furlan
MD, PhD
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César Marquez-Chin
PhD
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Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan
PhD
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Postdoctoral Fellows

Andrea Bandini
PhD
Research Interests: Computer vision for upper limb rehabilitation
Zia Saadatnia
PhD
Research Interests: Smart Materials and Structures, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Sensors and Actuators
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Gustavo Balbinot
PhD
Research interests: rehabilitation in stroke and Parkinson’s disease as well as in the aging population
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Kirsten Schaefer
PhD
Research interests: human-centered design, textiles, 3D knitting
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Shirin Tajalli
PhD
Research Interests: skeletal muscle impairments, joint coordination deficits, and gait and balance training
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Graduate Students

Sara Mahallati
PhD Candidate
Research Interests: epilepsy
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Kramay Patel
MD/PhD Candidate
Research Interests: memory, plasticity, brain machine interfaces, neuroprostheses
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Lazar Jovanovic
PhD Student
Research interests: integration of brain computer interfaces with Functional Electrical Stimulation therapy
Naaz Desai
PhD Student
Research Interests: Functional Electrical Stimulation, rehabilitation therapy
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Milad Alizadeh
PhD Student
Research Interests: Functional Electrical Stimulation, FES garments
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Mehdy Dousty
PhD Student
Meng-Fen Tsai
PhD Student
Jae Lee
PhD Student
Research Interests: motor control, biomechanics
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Kai-Lon Fok
PhD Student
Research Interests: standing balance, movement disorders
Jaeeun (Angela) Yoo
MASc Student
Research Interests: biomechanics, dynamic balance, assistive device development
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Guijin Li
PhD Student
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Melissa Marquez Chin
PhD Student
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Nevena Musikic
PhD student
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Alireza Ghadimi
MASc student
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Reza Basiri
PHD student
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Yupeng Tian
PhD student
Research Interests: ECG & EEG signal processing, neural computational modelling
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Karlo Nesovic
MASc Student
Research Interests: neurophysiology of the spinal cord injury; chronic pain syndromes
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Kylie Lau
PhD student
Research Interests: galvanotaxis; biphasic electric stimulation; neural precursor cells migration; electric fields
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Mohammad Reza Rezaei
PhD Student
Research Interests: neural computation, Statistical modeling and Deep learning for neural coding
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Bojan Garic
PhD Student
Adesh Kadambi
MASc Student
Eugene Hwang
MASc Student
Chaim Katz
PhD Student
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Taseen Jawad
MASc Student
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Grant Gruenspan
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Davood Dadkhah
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Fatemeh Shomalzadeh
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Azadeh Aghamohammadi Sereshki
PhD Student
Research Interests: Chronic pain, Neuroimaging, Neuro-rehabilitation, Ultrasound
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Staff

Abdolazim Rashidi
Research Engineer
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Esther Oostdyk
Administrative Assistant, Research
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Naaz Desai
Therapist
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Sharmini Atputharaj
Research Coordinator

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Robart Barbona-Pilipos
  • Jose Zariffa
  • Reza Javaheri
  • Mary Nagai
  • Austin Bergquist
  • Dany Gagnon
  • Lora Giangregorio
  • Elias Guestrin
  • Judith Hunter
  • Noritaka Kawashima
  • Masae Miyatani
  • Alan Morris
  • Santa Concepcion Huerta Olivares
  • Richard Preuss
  • Hossein Rouhani
  • Dimitry Sayenko
  • Adam Thrasher

PhD Students

  • Jirapat Likitlersuang
  • Farrokh Mansouri
  • Ryan Koh
  • Sharon Gabison
  • Isabel Bolivar
  • Takashi Yoshida
  • Andresa Marinho-Buzelli
  • Cheryl Lynch
  • Cesar Marquez-Chin
  • Steve McGie
  • Matija Milosevic
  • Robert Nguyen
  • Omid Talakoub
  • Albert Vette
  • José Zariffa

Master's Students

  • Kathryn Atwell
  • Davide Agnello
  • Milad Alizadeh-Meghrazi
  • Vishvek Babbar
  • Michelle Cooper
  • Sharon Gabison
  • Geoffrey Graham
  • Joon-Young Kim
  • Diane Kostka
  • Meredith Kuipers
  • Eric Ma
  • Bahar Memarian
  • Rosalynn Miller
  • Francois Roy
  • Michael Same
  • Egor Sanin
  • Vivian Sin
  • John Tan
  • Xavier Tortolero Baena
  • Miyuki Tsukimoto
  • Lev Vaisman
  • Noel Wu
  • Taro Yamashita
  • Derek Zhi
  • Emerson Grabke
  • Ryan Visee
  • Daniel Tovbis
  • Saima Ali
  • Matthew Meyers

Staff

  • Marlene Adams
  • Shaghayegh Bagher
  • Zina Bezruk
  • Abdulkadir Bulsen
  • Stephen Hill
  • Tomoyo Hirabayashi
  • Jennifer Holmes
  • Anne Hu
  • Lorna Lo
  • Kieva Richards
  • Mark Robinson
  • Egor Sanin
  • Massimo Tarulli