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James Schmiedeler

James Schmiedeler

Email: schmiedeler.4@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-6403

Office: 373 Fitzpatrick Hall

Education

PhD - Ohio State University, 2001

Biography

Dr. Schmiedeler conducts his research in the Locomotion And Biomechanics Laboratory in the Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering. Dr. Schmiedeler's research interests fall broadly into the areas of kinematics, dynamics, and machine design, particularly as applied to the development of robotic systems and an understanding of human motor coordination. His current work focuses on biped robot locomotion, human recovery from stroke and spinal-cord-injury, robot-assisted rehabilitation, prosthetic devices, mechanical energy storage for vehicles, and the design of shape-changing mechanisms. His work is roughly balanced between experimental and theoretical activities.

Publications

  • Ambike, S., Schmiedeler, J.P., and Stanisic, M.M., 2011, “Trajectory tracking via independent solutions to the geometric and temportal tracking subproblems,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 021008:1-12.
  • Yadav, V.S., Schmiedeler, J.P., McDowell, S., and Worthen-Chaudhari, L., 2010, “Quantifying age-related differences in human reaching while interacting with a rehabilitation robotic device,” Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 289-299.
  • Yang, T., Westervelt, E.R., Serrani, A., & Schmiedeler, J.P., 2009, "A framework for the control of stable aperiodic walking in underactuated planar bipeds," Autonomous Robots, vol. 27, pp. 277-290.
  • Darling, W.G., Viane, A., Peterson, C.R., & Schmiedeler, J.P., 2008, "Perception of hand motion direction uses a gravitational reference," Experimental Brain Research, vol. 186, no. 2, pp. 237-248.
  • Zou, H., Schmiedeler, J.P., & Hardy, W.N., 2007, “Separating brain motion into rigid body displacement and deformation under low-severity impacts,” Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1183-1191.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Robotics, human motor coordination

Machine design

Kinematics

Dynamics

News

ASME 2013 Fellows: Karel Matous and James P. Schmiedeler

December 11, 2013

The ASME Board of Governors confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements. Nominated by their peers, these 2012-2013 Fellows have had 10 or more years of active practice and at least 10 years of active corporate membership in ASME.

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