Welcome David Grenet, new CoBaL post-doc

David joined us in Delaware after completing his PhD at UNSW Sydney. Coming from a background in engineering, he developed an interest in sensory physiology which led to his doctoral work on sensory contributions to spatial orientation. David is excited about applying this knowledge to investigate...

Welcome Mariana

Mariana is an International PhD student in Health Science with funding from the Brazilian Government (CAPES). She received her BS and MS in Kinesiology from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Her main research interests are in the field of motor control. Mariana has been studying how the...

Welcome Jaclyn Caccese new CoBaL post doc

Jaclyn Caccese joins the CoBaL lab as a post doctoral fellow this month. Jaclyn completed her PhD in Biomechanics and Movement Science at the University of Delaware, where she studied head impact biomechanics for, and is now focusing on how mild head impact affects balance control during walking....

CoBal Team! 6 Publications in 6 Months

Congratulations to our hardworking team!  6 publications in 6 months… Article: A central processing sensory deficit with Parkinson’s disease Sungjae Hwang · Peter Agada · Stephen Grill · Tim Kiemel · John J. Jeka Apr 2016 · Experimental Brain Research   Article: Identification of the...

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.