Sensorimotor Integration and Machine Learning Core

Michael (Rory) Dawson

Rory is the lead research engineer in the Bionic Limbs for Improved Natural Control (BLINC) Lab, and is appointed to the department of Medicine – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alberta. Rory directly drives and coordinates the engineering projects in the lab related to prosthetics and orthotics including design of training tools, sensory feedback systems, and research platforms. He plays a key role as an interface between research at the University of Alberta and clinical implementation at the Glenrose ensuring technologies are clinically relevant and translatable. His research interests include 3D printing, robotics, and device design as well as motor, sensory, and machine learning.