Dr. Sung-Jae Hwang receives Shriners 2 year postdoc fellowship!

Congratulations to CoBal Post Doc Dr. Sung-Jae Hwang for receiving a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Shriners Foundation to investigate how children with cerebral palsy (CP) process sensory information for the control of balance during walking. Mobility is a primary concern in children...

Dr. Hendrik Reimann recieves DFG 2 year postdoc fellowship award

Congratulations to CoBal Post Doc Dr.Hendrik Reimann for receiving the German Research Foundation (DFG) two-year postdoctoral fellowship award. Dr.Hendrik Reimann investigates mechanisms of balance control during walking. Considering that most falls occur while walking, knowledge of such...

Dr. Jeka presenting at INE Neuro­morphic Cognition Engineering Workshop

Dr. Jeka will be an invited workshop presenter at the 3 week Telluride Neuro­morphic Cognition Engineering Workshop . Over the past 18 years, this research community organized by the Institute for Neuromorphic Engineering (INE), has focused on the understanding of low-level sensory processing and systems infrastructure; efforts are now expanding to apply this knowledge and infrastructure to addressing higher-level problems in perception, cognition, and learning. …

Dr. Jeka receives US patent for TreadSense

Congratulations to Dr. John Jeka, Professor & Department Chair of Kinesiology for the recent patent awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his TreadSense product. TreadSense combines three technologies (a treadmill, a webcam, and computer modeling of the human body) into one device that provides feedback as to how an individual is moving. This device is incredibly helpful in rehabilitation settings, helping people to re-learn how to safely walk following an injury.

Dr. Jeka Awarded Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Distinguished Alumni Award

Florida Atlantic University has chosen Temple University CPH Department of Kinesiology Chair John Jeka, PhD as the 2014 Distinguished Alumni from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Presented yearly since 2004, the award recognizes distinguished alumni from each of FAU’s colleges to honor their outstanding accomplishments in their field.

Dr. John Jeka Speaking at Human Brain & Behavior Lab

Dr. John Jeka will present a talk at The Human Brain and Behavior Laboratory (HBBL), Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences at Florida Atlantic University entitled: “Being Human: Under-Actuated and Over-Sensed”. Room BS303, 2.00pm, Tuesday April 29. Prof. Jeka is currently Professor and...

Dr. John Jeka Awarded Shriner’s Grant

Dr. John Jeka was awarded a grant from the Shriners Foundation for $543,000. It is a 3 year grant to study multisensory fusion for balance control in children with Cerebral Palsy. Collaborating with Dr. Jeka are Dr. Sam Lee (University of Delaware), Dr. Laura Prosser (CHOP), and Dr. Corinna...

TreadSense profiled by radio news station WTOP.

Dr. Jeka and some of his research team, Eric Anson, Peter Agada (both Kinesiology Graduate Students) and Joseph Owen (Undergraduate in Computer Science) were interviewed by a reporter from WTOP 103.5 FM radio about their Treadsense invention. It is currently installed at Washington Adventist...