Other SMART Network Members

Dr. Albert Vette

Dr. Albert Vette is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, and a Research Scientist at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton. He also is a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) and an affiliate within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which are both at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Vette and Dr. Rouhani are the co-directors of the Neuromuscular Control & Biomechanics Laboratory Their goal is to enhance the quality of life of aging individuals and those affected by movement impairments.

Dr. Vette's current research activities include the identification of active and passive mechanisms involved in human postural control, characterizing the role of sensory noise in sensorimotor speed of processing, establishing quantitative techniques for effective evaluation of rehabilitation outcomes and developing advanced assistive technologies for postural control using functional electrical stimulation.