Published in the Telegraph Journal on February 1, 2014
Dr. Englehart is a homegrown scholar, obtaining his Bachelor's and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering (1988 and 1991) and PhD in Biomedical Engineering (1998) at the University of New Brunswick. He is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation and serves on several journal review committees. He is (or has been) a grant selection and appeal committee member at the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the U.S National Institutes of Health, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and the Italian National Institute of Health. He is also involved in organizational review and international collaboration activities.
His areas of research are Rehabilitation and Care Services and Transmission and Processing of Biological Signals as applicable in biomedical aspects of human health. Specific research interests relate to biomedical signal processing, myoelectric signal analysis, prosthetic control, and assistive devices. Recently, he has worked to translate his research into clinical practice, delivering presentations to the Canadian Parliament, to the Canadian Embassy in Washington, and a TEDx talk at UNB (www.youtube.com/watch?v=B44gP70tJ7w).
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