Humsini joins the lab

July 1, 2017

Humsini Acharya, an undergraduate in the CU Engineering Plus program, joins the lab. Welcome!

Welcome Colin!

June 1, 2017

Colin Korbisch joins the lab as an IPHY M.S. student. Welcome!

Gary receives his IPHY M.S.!

May 9, 2017

Gary Bruening receives his Masters of Science in Integrative Physiology. Congratulations Gary!

Alaa presents at NCM Dublin

May 1, 2017

Alaa Ahmed presents at NCM in Dublin, as part of a panel session on ‘Error, energy, and reward: what drives sensorimotor adaptation?’. The panel was organized by Tim Carroll, and included presentations by Max Donelan, Joe Galea, and Li-Ann Leow.

Erik and Gary present at RMASB

April 7, 2017

Erik Summerside and Gary Bruening give podium presentations at the 7 th annual regional meeting of the Rocky Mountain American Society of Biomechanics . Good job team!

NIH R01 Awarded

April 1, 2017

Our NIH R01 is awarded! Looking forward to an exciting next few years as we probe the relation between metabolic cost, movement and decision making.

New paper on effort, metabolic cost and decision making in press in Current Biology

July 1, 2016

We have a new paper, in collaboration with Prof. Reza Shadmehr, on the role of effort in both our decisions and in controlling our movements. See our Publications page and let us know what you think!

Aly successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis: "Sensorimotor adaptation in whole-body postural control'

May 27, 2016

On May 27, Alison Pienciak-Siewert successfully defended her Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. thesis, "Sensorimotor adaptation in whole-body postural control." Thanks to her committee members: Dr. Larry Carlson, Dr. Rodger Kram, Dr. Virginia Ferguson and Dr. Derek Reamon. And thanks to the audience for their excellent questions. Congratulations Dr. Aly!

Lab receives Best Poster Award at Society for Neuroeconomics conference 2015

Oct. 27, 2015

Megan presents her work, "Loss aversion in movement decision making" Megan and Alaa traveled to Miami, FL for the annual Society for Neuroeconomics conference in September. They were both featured in the SNE newsletter, and Alaa received the award for Best Poster! Best Poster Award Alaa Ahmed, PhD (University of...

DSST visits the lab

Oct. 2, 2015

The Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) visited the Neuromechanics Lab to learn about our work and engage in hands-on demonstrations of our movement analysis tools! Approximately 40 ninth-grade students toured the lab and learned about our research from Erik Summerside and Megan O'Brien. This event was coordinated through...

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