Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Engineering Hall 342
NeuroMotor Control Laboratory
- Human motor control
- Rehabilitation engineering
- Human psychophysics of sensorimotor adaptation and learning
- Systems identification
- Embedded systems and product development
Ph.D., 1998, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
M.S., 1992, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
B.S., 1989, Electrical Engineering, Marquette University
Selected recent publications
Tzorakoleftherakis E, Murphey TD, Scheidt RA (2016) Augmenting sensorimotor control using goal -aware vibrotactile stimulation during reaching and manipulation behaviors. Exp Brain Res234: 2403-2414.
Lee JY, Oh Y, Kim SS, Scheidt RA. Schweighofer N (2016) Optimal schedules in multi-task motor learning. Neural Computation28: 667-685.
Conrad MO, Gadhoke B, Scheidt RA, Schmit BD (2015) Effect of tendon vibration on hemiparetic arm stability in unstable workspaces. PLoS One. 10(12): e0144377. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144377
Ranganathan R, Wieser J, Mosier K, Mussa-Ivaldi F, Scheidt RA (2014) "Learning redundant motor tasks with and without overlapping dimensions: facilitation and interference effects." J Neurosci 34(24): 8289-8299.
Salowitz NMG, Dolan B, Remmel R, Van Hecke A, Mosier KM, Simo L, Scheidt RA (2014) "Simultaneous robotic manipulation and functional magnetic resonance imaging: Feasibility in children with autism spectrum disorders." J. Systemics, Cybernetics & Informatics. 12(2): 67-73.
Suminski, Aaron (Principal), Nielson, Kristy (Co-Investigator), Scheidt, Robert (Co-Investigator), "Aging effects on arm posture and movement control," Sponsored by CTSI. (2015- 2016)
Scheidt, Robert (Principal), Stoeckmann, Tina (Supporting), Botzer, Lior (Supporting), Wieser, Jon (Supporting), Bengtson, Maria (Supporting), Heenan, Megan (Supporting), "Control of Arm Posture and Movement Following Stroke," Sponsored by NIH/NICHD. (2008 - 2014)
Scheidt, R.A. (PI) “Robotically-enhanced neuroimaging of memory and prediction in children with autism spectrum disorders – a pilot study,” Sponsored by NIH/CTSI. (2014-2015)