Post-Doctoral Fellow, Imperial College London

Curriculum Vitae  

Email: ayurkewi@ic.ac.uk

Research Interests:
Wearable Robotics
Rehabilitation and Surgery
Haptic Communication, fMRI, Social Rehab, Access to Assistive Technology

Expertise:
Robotics & Mechatronics
User-Centered Design
Mentorship & STEM Training
Project Management
Entrepreneurship & Communications

Select Publications:

Aaron Yurkewich, Illya Kozak, Debbie Hebert, Rosalie Wang, Alex Mihailidis. “Hand Extension Robot Orthosis (HERO) Grip Glove: Enabling Independence amongst Stroke Survivors with Severe Hand Impairment,” Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (JNER). 17(1): 1-17, 2020.  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186%2Fs12984-020-00659-5

Aaron Yurkewich, Debbie Hebert, Rosalie Wang, Alex Mihailidis. “Hand Extension Robot Orthosis (HERO) Glove: Design and Evaluation with Stroke Survivors with Severe Hand Impairment,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE). 27(5): 916-926, 2019.  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8685152

Aaron Yurkewich, Anita Stern, Rushmita Alam, Ron Baecker. A Field Study of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment using Tablets for Communication at Home: Closing Technology Adoption Gaps using InTouch. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction (IJMHCI). 10(2): 1-30, 2018.  https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/96288/1/A%20Field_TSpace.pdf

Ran Xu, Aaron Yurkewich, Rajni Patel. Curvature, Torsion and Force Sensing in Continuum Robots Using FBG Sensors. Journal of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Letters (RA-L). Accepted January 2016. Published February 2016. Presented at IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) 2016.  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7409957