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Eric R. Wade

Eric R. Wade

Assistant Professor

Biography

2013-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2007-2013
Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Southern California, Computer Science / Physical Therapy & Biokinesiology


Research

Assistive Robotics, Motor Neurorehabilitation, Control Systems, Dynamics, Wearable Sensor Design, Motor Control, Physiological Monitoring


Education

Ph.D. (ME), 2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S. (ME), 2004, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S. (EECS), 2004, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S. (ME), 2000, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Professional Service

  • Member of ASME
  • Member of IEEE
  • Member of SfN
  • Member of ACRM
  • Member of ASNR

Publications

2016

Vaz, J., Wade, E. A Socially Assistive Robotic System for Tele-Rehabilitation with Children with Cochlear Implants: Pilot Evaluation, 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Chaeibakhsh, S., Phillips, E., Waynick Buchannan, A. Wade, E. Upper Extremity Post-Stroke Motion Quality Estimation with Decision Trees and Bagging Forests, 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Hemmati, S., Wade, E. Detecting Postural Transitions: A Robust Wavelet-Based Approach, 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Duff, S., Billmers, C., Brindle, S., Graver, S., Kelly, M., Wade, E., Accelerometry to Quantify Daily Upper Extremity Activity in Individuals with Hemiparesis Within 9 Months Post-Stroke, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting (CSM), 2016.

2015

Chen, Y. A., Chung, Y. C., Proffitt, R., Wade, E., Winstein, C., Attentional Demand of a Virtual Reality--Based Reaching Task in Non-Disabled Elders, Journal of Motor Learning and Development. Accepted July 2015.

Yang, H., Sawhney, R., Ji, S., Wade, E. Development of Walking in Place System based on Zero Crossing Algorithm, International Journal of Virtual Reality. Accepted Sept. 2015.

Totty, M., Wade, E., Forearm EMG Activation Classifies Activities of Daily Living, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Tampa, FL, 2015.

Wade, E., Lin, P., Hemmati, S., Sigward, S., Predicting Daily Gait Behaviors after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery: A Case Study, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, 2015.

Garrison, B., Wade, E., Relative Accuracy of Time and Frequency Domain Features to Quantify Upper Extremity Coordination, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, 2015.

Chaeibakhsh, S., Fairbrother, J., Wade, E., Methodology for Prospective Evaluation of Ladder Safety Protocols using Automated Force and Inertial Sensing, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2015.

Swift--Spong, K., Short, E., Wade, E., Mataric, M., Effects of Comparative Feedback from a Socially Assistive Robot on Self--Efficacy in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation, 14th IEEE/RAS--EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Singapore, 2015.

2014

Chen, J., Wade, E. Spectral Analyses as a Measure of Limb Coordination. In proceedings, 2014 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), San Antonio, TX, Oct. 2014.

Sanders–Holly, C., Wade, E. Commentary on: Perceptions of equine-assisted activities and therapies by parents and children with spinal muscular atrophy. Phys. Ther., 26(2), Summer, 2014, pp.244.

Wade, E., Chen, C., and Winstein, C. J., Spectral Analyses of Wrist Motion Data in Individuals Post Stroke: Developing a Performance Measure for Unsupervised Settings, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, In press.

2011

Wade, E., Parnandi, A. R., Mead, R., and Mataric, M. M., Socially Assistive Robotics for Guiding Motor Task Practice, Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2(4), 2011, pp.218–227.

Wade, E., and Winstein, C. J., Virtual Reality and Robotics for Stroke Rehabilitation: Where Do We Go from Here?, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 18(6), Nov.–Dec., 2011, pp.685–700.

2007

Wade, E., and Asada, H. H., Conductive Fabric Garment for a Cable–Free Body Area Network: Conductivity Analysis for DC Power–Line Communication over Fabric Media, IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6(1), Jan.–Mar., 2007, pp.52–58.

2006

Wade, E., and Asada, H. H., Design of a Broadcasting Modem for a DC PLC Scheme, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 11(5), Oct. 2006 pp.533–540.

Eric R. Wade

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