Author: Richard F. ff. Weir
Bio Note: Richard F. ff. Weir, PhD, is Director of the Biomechatronics Development Laboratory at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. The Laboratory’s research is focused on the development of advanced prosthetic systems for individuals with limb loss. This research covers all aspects of the problem ranging from neural control and sensing; signal decode and algorithm development; mechatronic design and development; and and novel actuator technologies; to clinical deployment of these systems. We led the development of the implantable myoelectric sensor (IMES) system, which is currently undergoing first-in-human trials. Most recently, we have been exploring optogenetics to non-invasively optically interface with the peripheral nervous system to provide enhanced control and sensory feedback. Dr. Weir has been involved in the field of prosthetics research in one form or another for over 30 years.
Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver, USA
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
Weir R. F. (2018) The emg properties limit ultimate classification accuracy in machine learning for prosthesis control. Constructivist Foundations 13(2): 265–266. http://constructivist.info/13/2/265