Members of the Robotics Engineering And Computing for Healthcare (REACH)

Group Co-Directors

Academic members and researchers

Affiliate members

Current PhD students

Bethany Mackey

Thesis title: Immersive control of a humanoid robot surrogate for users in palliative care.

Director of Studies: Dr Paul Bremner

Additional supervisor: Professor Manuel Giuliani

Publications:

Kaya Sinclair

Thesis title: Intelligent sensing and feedback for a semi-autonomous shared-control early-years powered mobility device for disabled children.

Director of Studies: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly

Additional supervisor: Dr Steve Battle

Emanuel Nunez Sardinha, Graduate Tutor

Thesis title: Diegetic augmented reality for controlling assistive robots by people with tetraplegia.

Director of Studies: Dr Virginia Ruiz Garate

Additional supervisors: Dr David Western, Dr Nancy Zook

Publications:

  • J. Gonzalez-Rico, E. Nuñez, L. Valencia, A. Arias, A. Muñoz-Barrutia, D. Velasco, D. Garcia-Gonzalez. 2021. “Tuning the cell mechanical substrate: a review on magneto-active polymeric substrates”, Applied Sciences.
  • Co-author: Miguel Angel Moreno-Mateos, Jorge Gonzalez-Rico, Emanuel Nunez-Sardinha, Clara Gomez-Cruz, Maria Luisa Lopez-Donaire, Sergio Lucarini, Angel Arias, Arrate Muñoz-Barrutia, Diego Velasco and Daniel Garcia-Gonzalez. 2022. “Magneto-mechanical system to reproduce and quantify complex strain patterns in biological materials”, Applied Materials Today.
  • Patent pending, Co-inventor: “Method for generating and controlling complex strain patterns on biological materials, Magnetomechanical Stimulation System for generating complex strain patterns in biological materials”,

Jane Turk

Thesis title: Cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis.

Director of Studies: Dr Kris Kinsey

Additional supervisor: Dr Chris Alford

Yixuan Zhu

Thesis title: Enabling artificial intelligence for clinical neurophysiology.

Director of Studies: Dr David Western

Additional supervisor: Dr Kris Kinsey

Completed PhD students

Joseph Bolarinwa

Thesis title: Investigating optimal sensory feedback modalities for effective tele-operation of a robot to provide remote assistance for assisted living tasks.

Director of Studies: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly

Additional supervisors: Professor Sanja Dogramadzi; Dr Tom Mitchell

Antonella Camilleri

Thesis title: Risk assessment and situational awareness for safe HRI in assistive robots

Director of Studies:  Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly

Additional supervisors: Professor Jun Hong; Professor Sanja Dogramadzi

Prankit Gupta

Thesis title: Intelligent data processing to support self-management and responsive car

Director of Studies: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly

Additional supervisors: Professor Richard McClatchey; Professor Ala Azczepura (Coventry University)

Linda Sumpter

Thesis title: Technology enhanced workforce efficiency in community rehabilitation and reablement services: Skill mix, service delivery, user acceptance and cost-effectiveness.

Director of Studies: Professor Jane Powell

Additional supervisors: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly; Dr Ailie Turton

Anouk van Maris

Thesis title: Ethical implications of embedding emotional behaviour in socially interactive robots for older adult.

Director of Studies: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly

Additional supervisors: Dr Nancy Zook; Dr Matthew Studley; Professor Sanja Dogramadzi

Katie Winkle

Thesis title: Learning how to help: Social robots in therapy.

Director of Studies: Dr Paul Bremner

Additional supervisor: Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly; Dr Ailie Turton

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