Ramana Vinjamuri

Stevens Institute of Technology

Ramana Vinjamuri received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Kakatiya University (India) in 2002. He received his MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University in 2004 specialized in bioinstrumentation. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 2008 specialized in dimensionality reduction in control and coordination of human hand from the University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow (2008–2012) in the field of brain-machine interfaces (BMI) to control prosthesis in the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. He worked as a research assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University (2012–2013). He is currently an assistant professor in Biomedical Engineering at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He also holds a secondary appointment as an adjunct assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India. His research is supported by funding from private foundations and national institutes in the USA.

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Biomimetic prosthetics are advanced devices that mimic the physical and functional properties of the replaced limb, thus restoring near-natural form and function. This flourishing field of research will continue to play an important role in improving quality of life, independence, and community participation for individuals with disabilities. This humble compilation showcases a few representative examples of progress in this exciting field.

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