Alaa receives NSF CAREER Award!

April 21, 2014

The National Science Foundation has awarded Alaa their prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her proposal entitled “The Neuroeconomics of Metabolic Cost in Movement Decision Making". The NSF CAREER Award recognizes young faculty members with five-year grants to support outstanding research projects and career development activities, including education...

Neuromechanics Lab awarded NSF grants (x2)!

June 22, 2012

The Neuromechanics lab has been awarded 2 3-year NSF grants to study the role of risk in movement control and learning. One of the proposed studies is a collaboration with Dr. Max Berniker at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

Alison Pienciak Chosen as an NSF Teaching Fellow

April 4, 2010

Alison Pienciak was selected to be a National Science Foundation Graduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math K-12 Teaching Fellow.