Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Head, External Industry, Mechanical Engineering
Director, CARIS Lab, ICICS
Faculty affiliate for the National Core for Neuroethics and Master of Digital Media Program


Dr. Van der Loos’s research interests encompass robotics (rehabilitation robotics and human-robot interaction) and design (design for safety, design methodology & coaching, and roboethics). His current research focuses on inherently safe design of mobile manipulation robotic systems, development and testing of mechatronic exercise systems for stroke and CP therapy, development of robotic tools for improved understanding and treatment of human balance disorders and sensor systems for sleep quality analysis, and exploration of ethical design principles for robot interfaces and neurotechnologies.

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