Postdoctoral research associate George Mois was awarded a $10,000 trainee pilot grant for his project “Leveraging Presence through Virtual Reality to Support Social Connectivity.” The award is part of the the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE), funded by the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging). Congratulations, George!
Dr. Wendy A. Rogers and the McKechnie Family LIFE Home were featured on the Illinois homepage. Click here to learn more about how the LIFE Home is used “to define the future of independent living for all ages and abilities.”
The Fall 2022 TechSAge Newsletter is now available. Please click here the view the PDF of the newsletter.
The Center on Health, Aging, and Disability Annual Report is now available. Please click here to read about the highlights from 2021-2022.
Shreya is a junior studying Integrative Biology. She joined the HFA Lab in the Summer of 2021. Shreya plans to go to PA school after graduation and eventually specialize in dermatology. Her research interests include improving patient experience and applying knowledge from the lab to her everyday interactions in the world.
Michael is a senior studying Kinesiology. He joined the HFA Lab in Fall of 2022. After graduation, Michael plans on continuing his education with a Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Michael’s research interests include exercise as medicine, health technology interventions, and successful aging in older adults.
Erika is a freshman pursuing her degree in Kinesiology. She joined the HFA Lab in Fall of 2022. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Master’s in Kinesiology. Erika’s research interests include health behavior change interventions, personal development through physical activity and health, and human robot interaction.
Katherine is a junior studying Interdisciplinary Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Behavior Change. Katherine joined the HFA Lab in Fall of 2022. After graduation, she plans to attend law school in hopes of becoming a medical malpractice attorney. Katherine’s research interests include developing assistive technology that is effortless and accessible for older adults.
Saathveek is a freshman studying Computer Engineering. He joined the HFA Lab in Fall of 2022. After graduation, he plans to attend graduate school. Saathveek’s research interests include human robot interaction and how to efficiently utilize technology to help improve quality of life.
Yi is a senior in Industrial Engineering focusing on Human Factors & Ergonomics with a minor in Art and Design. She joined the HFA Lab in the Fall of 2022. Her plan after graduation is to attend a UX or HCI related graduate program. Yi’s research interest generally lies in Interaction Design including User Experience […]