News

MVL Meetings and Seminars will start again in January 2018! Wed, 12/13/2017

No other MVL Meetings or seminars are scheduled for the rest of the year! Enjoy a safe and happy holiday and we will resume in January!

MVL Seminar: Aditi Gupta (9a, 12/13, 33-218) Fri, 12/08/2017

Investigating relationships between human-exosystem adaptation and baseline psycho-motor tests to improve system fluency

Aditi Gupta
PhD Student, Medical Engineering & Medical Physics (MEMP)
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences...

MVL Seminar: Cait Crawford (9a, 12/6, 33-218) Wed, 11/29/2017

Deep Learning for Real-time Human Activity Recognition on Mobile Phones
Cait Crawford & Jorge Ortiz, IBM Research
Mark Nutter, ARM Research

In this talk we present a deep learning based technique for human activity classification that runs in real time on...

MVL Seminar: Aleksandra Stankovic (9a, 11/29. 33-218) Mon, 11/27/2017

 

Assessing Human Performance: Operational Metrics for Spaceflight Analogues

 

Aleksandra Stankovic, PhD
Experimental Psychologist and Aerospace Human Factors Engineer

Draper Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of...

MVL Seminar: Ron Lang (9a, 11/15, 33-218) Thu, 11/09/2017

THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURE

Speaker:  Ron Lang, Chief Engineer Apollo Space Suit

Ron Lang, M.E., CCNY, 1955 will present a talk based on his experiences as the Systems Project Manager for United Technologies’ contribution to the Project Apollo Space suit and Backpack...

MVL Meeting: Leia Stirling (9a, 11/8, 33-218) Fri, 11/03/2017

Continuation of the IMU discussion started by Tim's talk last week.

MVL Seminar: Tim McGrath (9a, 11/1, 33-218) Tue, 10/31/2017

Tim McGrath, MVL Graduate Student

Inertial Sensing for Biomechanics (and IROS 2017 debrief)

Current state-of-the-art human kinematic measurement involves a lab-based optical motion capture system, which can be cumbersome and expensive to use for general experiments...

MVL Seminar: Leia Stirling and Richard Fineman (9a, 10/25, 33-218) Fri, 10/20/2017

EVA Workshop Follow-up Discussion

Prof. Leia Stirling, Co-Director MVL

Richard Fineman, PhD Candidate, MEMP Bioastronautics , Harvard-MIT Health Science & Technology (HST)