Romain Valette

Romain Valette
Aalborg University · Department of Health Science and Technology

MSc Human Movement Sciences - MSc Biomedical Engineering

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Introduction
I have a huge interest in translational neural engineering and biomechatronics technologies. More specifically, those that are closely related to the biomimetic control, modeling and sensing of assistive, augmentative, and substitutive devices for sensorimotor activities (bionic limbs, exoskeleton). I am focusing on the development of an artificial sensory feedback interface for lower-limb prostheses within the SimBionics project (H2020-MSCA-ITN-EID - www.simbionics.eu).

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Background The development of bionic legs has seen substantial improvements in the past years but people with lower-limb amputation still suffer from impairments in mobility (e.g., altered balance and gait control) due to significant limitations of the contemporary prostheses. Approaching the problem from a human-centered perspective by focusing on...
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Objectives: Given the close interconnection between the auditory and vestibular end organs, the increasingly broad application of (bilateral) cochlear implantation (CI) in children raises concern about its impact on the vestibular function. Unfortunately, literature on this matter is inconclusive and subject to several limitations. Therefore, this...
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Objectives: During the past decade, the initial popularity of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants has shown a progressive decline due to increasingly reported implant failure and revision surgeries. Local as well as systemic toxic side effects have been associated with excessive metal ion release from implants, in which cobalt (Co) plays an importan...
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Improving stability of people wearing a lower extremity Wearable Exoskeleton (WE) is one of the biggest challenges in the field. The goal of this preliminary study was to improve balance recovery from perturbations in people with incomplete Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) assisted by a WE with specifically developed balance controller. The WE has actuated...

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SimBionics will combine neuro-mechanical modelling and sensory feedback into a real-time, closed-loop and biomimetic control framework for bionic legs