Events: Space, Earth and Environment, Rymd- och geovetenskap, Energi och miljö events at Chalmers University of TechnologyTue, 06 Jul 2021 16:26:00 +0200 lecture by Max Ortiz Catalán<p>Online</p><p>​​Bionic limbs and neurorehabilitation of pain</p>​<span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial">Max Ortiz Catalán, Ph.D., is the Founder and Director of the Center for Bionics and Pain Research ( and currently an Associate Professor on Bionics at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, where he also heads the Bionics research unit. </span></span><div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial">He led the development the first bionic arm directly connected to patient's bone, nerves, and muscles, which is the first technology that allows for safe, permanent, and intuitive closed-loop control of prosthetic hands in daily life. In addition, he developed a novel treatment for Phantom Limb Pain that has helped chronic sufferers for whom no other treatments were effective, as well as the proponent on the latest hypothesis of origin and optimal treatments for the condition. </span></span></div> <div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial">He has received several honors, notably the “Swedish Embedded Award” by the Swedish Electronic Association in 2018, the “Brian &amp; Joyce Blatchford Award” by ISPO in 2017, the “Delsys Prize” by Delsys in 2016, and the “European Youth Award” by the European Council in 2014. </span></span></div> <div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="text-normal page-content"><span style="background-color:initial">His research includes bioelectric signals acquisition electronics (analog and digital); bioelectric signal processing and machine learning algorithms for decoding motor volition and control; neuromuscular interfaces; neurostimulation for sensory feedback; bone-anchored prostheses and osseointegration; and virtual and augmented reality for neuromuscular rehabilitation and the treatment of phantom limb pain.</span><div><br /></div> <div>Connect to the seminar from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android via Zoom. <span style="background-color:initial">Please send a email to </span><a href="">​</a><span style="background-color:initial"> in advance of the seminar to get access to the password.</span></div> <div>The seminar will open shortly before 13:00. We would kindly ask you to keep the video off and mute the microphone during the seminar. At the end of the session there will be an opportunity to ask questions through Zoom. In case there will be any updates about the event, these will be posted on this website.</div> <div><a href="">Link to Zoom</a><br /></div> <div><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"></span></p> <span style="background-color:initial"></span><div><br /></div> <div>Webpage: <a href=""></a></div> <div>Twitter: @MaxOrtizCatalan</div> <div>Podcast: <a href="">​</a></div></div></span></div> for a New Sustainable and Flexible Energy System<p>Online</p><p>​On Wednesday, June 23, experts and companies will meet in a webinar &quot;New Energy Landscape Series Season 2 | ZEHTC: Testbed for a New Sustainable and Flexible Energy System​&quot;.</p>​​<span style="font-weight:700">​Read more and register on</span> <a href=""><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" /></a><br /><span style="background-color:initial"><br /><span style="font-weight:700">Moderator</span></span><div><ul><li>Vanessa Jeffery, Managing Director - SS&amp;A Power Consultancy</li></ul></div> <div><br /></div> <div><span style="font-weight:700">Speakers</span></div> <div><ul><li>Hans Holmstroem, Managing Director - Siemens Energy AB</li> <li>Fredrik Lundström, Program Manager - Swedish Energy Agency</li> <li>F<span style="background-color:initial">ilip</span><span style="background-color:initial"></span><span style="background-color:initial"></span><span style="background-color:initial"> Johnsson, Professor, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Energy Technology - Chalmers University</span></li> <li>P<span style="background-color:initial">ritil</span><span style="background-color:initial"></span><span style="background-color:initial"></span><span style="background-color:initial"> Gunjan, Associate Director - Guidehouse​</span></li></ul></div>