Research Projects

Ongoing Projects

Gait Speed

Gait Speed

Gait Speed

The purpose of this project is to develop a reliable, simple, and cost-effective solution to measuring gait speed in clinical and home settings.

Wireless RERC

Wireless RERC

Wireless RERC

The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Georgia State University, the University of Texas, Arlington, the Shepherd Center and other stakeholders, has established a Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) for Wireless Inclusive Technologies (WIT RERC).

Ambient Alerts

Ambient Alerts

Ambient Alerts

The Ambient Alert project built upon previous research from the Georgia Tech related to aging in place and notifications in a home environment.

Smart Bathroom

Smart Bath

Smart Bath

This project explores the use of technologies in the bathroom to assist older adults with independent living in the home.

Archived Projects

Hydrostream

Hydrostream

Hydrostream

Hydrostream (or Hydrosense) is a server-based platform for the collection, visualization, annotation and analysis of water pressure in a home setting. 

Participatory Design Workshops

Participatory Design Workshops

Participatory Design Workshops

How can we apply design thinking and inclusive design principles to different problems?

Assistive Mobile Manipulation for Older Adults at Home

Assistive Mobile Manipulation

Assistive Mobile Manipulation

This project explores the potential benefits of assistive robots in the home for helping older adults live independently.

Home Technology Care Support

Home Tech Care Support

Home Tech Care Support

Emerging smart home technologies provide opportunities to research the application of said tech for independent living.