Current Funding

Western University, Frugal Biomedical Technologies Catalyst Grant, “A Wearable System for Parkinson’s Disease Monitoring” 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Idea to Innovation (I2IPJ) Lab2Market, “Development of a Wearable Distributed Mechatronic System: Applications in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb” 

MITACS, Accelerate, “Improving Dynamic Seat Usage Through Posture Identification and Feedback” 

Western University, Western Innovation Fund, “Development of Fabric Channels for Cooling of Smart Material Actuators”

Western University, Bone and Joint Institute Strategic Grant, “Improving Biosignal Data Interpretation for Wearable Rehabilitation Robots” 

Bell Western 5G Research Centre, “Augmented Reality and Wearable Sensors for Upper Body Rehabilitation”

Canada Research Chairs, Tier-2, “Wearable Mechatronics”

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Discovery Grant, “Wearable Mechatronic Garments for Motion Assistance” 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Discovery Accelerator Supplement Grant, “Wearable Mechatronic Garments for Motion Assistance”

Completed Funding

MITACS, Accelerate (L2M), “Development of a Digital Co-care System for the Management of Parkinson’s Disease” 

Western University, CIHR Success Seed Grant, “Development of an Intelligent EMG Electrode Array System that Accounts for Muscle Dynamics” 

Canada Foundation for Innovation, Infrastructure Operating Fund, “The Wearable Biomechatronics Laboratory” 

MITACS, Accelerate, “Machine-Learning-based Posture Identification from Dynamic Seat Sensors”

Collaborative Health Research Projects, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Collaborative Health Research Projects Grant, “Mechatronic Device for Multimodal Suppression of Parkinsonian Tremor” 

Western University, Win 4.0 Seed Grant, “Deep Learning with Wearable Devices for Workload Monitoring in Industry 4.0” 

Western University, Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives, “Western’s Network for Industry 4.0 in Canada” 

Western University, Western Research Catalyst, “Emergency Ventilator System Using Additive Manufacturing” 

Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Research Fund, John R. Evans Leaders Fund, “The Wearable Biomechatronics Laboratory” 

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, Early Researcher Award, “Development of Wearable Mechatronics Devices for Rehabilitation”

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Discovery Grant, “Smart Wearable Mechatronic Devices for Rehabilitation” 

Western University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Start-up grant. 

Petro Canada Young Innovator Award, “Unobtrusive Actuator Design for Active Wearable Devices” 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Connect Program, Level 2, “Future Technologies Panel at IEEE WIE ILS Toronto 2018” 

Bone and Joint institute at Western University, Catalyst Grant Program, “MobiTape: A Wearable Smart-Polymer Mobility Sensor for the Clinical Assessment of Neck Injury and Recovery” 

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Catalyst Grant: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Myalgic Encephalomyelopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, “Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network” 

Western University, Peter C. Maurice Research Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering, “A Wearable Tremor Suppression Glove”

Western University, Collaborative Research Seed Grant (CRSB), Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, “Establishing the Western Collaboration for Integration of Consumer Technology and Healthcare (CICTH) research group” 

Western University, Academic Development Fund, “Development of a Mechatronic Brace for the Treatment of Repetitive Strain Injury of the Hand”

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Engage Program in conjunction with the Ontario Centres of Excellence, Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP I), “Development of a Wireless Hardware Interface for Electromyography Signals.” 

Western University, SERB Seed Grant, “Development and Validation of a Smart Brace for Rehabilitation”