### Recent Submissions

• #### A Flexible Near-Field Biosensor for Multisite Arterial Blood Flow Detection ﻿

(NLM (Medline), 2022-11-01)
Modern wearable devices show promising results in terms of detecting vital bodily signs from the wrist. However, there remains a considerable need for a device that can conform to the human body&rsquo;s variable geometry ...
• #### Lessons Learned from Designing, Deploying and Testing an Accessible BLE Beacon-based Wayfinding System in a Multi-Floor Indoor Environment ﻿

(Association for Computing Machinery, 2022-10-26)
Indoor wayfinding poses unique challenges for people with disabilities. Large, unfamiliar indoor environments can be difficult to navigate even for people with no disabilities. This paper presents a Bluetooth Low Energy ...
• #### The effect of lower limb exoskeleton alignment on knee rehabilitation efficacy ﻿

(MDPI, 2022-07-12)
This study focuses on a musculoskeletal analysis of human lower extremity and associated muscle forces during different rehabilitative tasks and exoskeleton alignment models. By changing the size and orientation of the ...
• #### Design and analysis of a soft robotic glove for rehabilitation therapy ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-07)
Strokes often lead to hemiparesis of the hand. This renders individuals unable to actively flex or extend the affected hand’s fingers. Currently the only option for improvement is therapy to improve the neuromuscular ...
• #### Development of statistical protocol to validate machine learning predictions of focal adhesion sites ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-07)
Focal Adhesion sites are important to adhesion and various other functions of human endothelial cells. A deeper understanding of these sites within the endothelium can assist in understanding different biological states. ...
• #### Needs finding to assess wayfinding and navigation challenges encountered by people with limited mobility ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-07)
Currently, personal navigational systems are largely reserved for outdoor travel using GPS technologies on smartphone applications. While smartphones are approaching ubiquity, navigational systems have lacked consideration ...
• #### The impact of passive shoulder exoskeletons during simulated aircraft manufacturing sealing tasks ﻿

(Elsevier, 2022-08-03)
Aircraft manufacturing involves an operation called sealing during which fuselage joints are sealed utilizing a sealant and smoothing tool, requiring motion of a worker's arms at heights below the elbow to overhead. The ...
• #### Human-exoskeleton joint coordination assessment: A case study on the shoulder and elbow joints ﻿

(Springer, 2022-07-12)
This study is aimed at developing a methodology to assess and quantify the human limb motions and interactions with the exoskeleton in relation to alignment. Three different basic and common upper arm joint movements and ...
• #### Needs finding to assess wayfinding and navigation challenges in individuals with limited mobility ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
INTRODUCTION: Personal navigational systems are largely reserved for outdoor travel using GPS technologies on smartphone applications. While smartphones are approaching ubiquity, navigational systems have lacked consideration ...
• #### A flexible, wireless, skin-wearable device for real-time ambulatory ECG monitoring ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
Cardiovascular diseases being the leading cause of mortality in the US, create a prominent need for prolonged ambulatory electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring. Therefore, this study has focused on developing a compact ambulatory ...
• #### A skin patch resonator: Characterization of the fluid volume measurements ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
INTRODUCTION: Wearable technologies have gained a huge interest in recent years due to their advantages in the early diagnosis of medical conditions such as heart attack and peripheral artery disease. Additionally, wearable ...
• #### The relationship between preference and performance using three passive exoskeletons during simulated aircraft manufacturing tasks ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-04-29)
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are the top workplace risk factors that impact the health of workers. In Kansas, there were 45,253 reported injuries/illnesses during the 2020 fiscal year. The main contributors ...
• #### Design, fabrication, and characterization of dielectric elastomer actuator enabled cuff compression device ﻿

(SPIE, 2022-04-11)
Wearable dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs) have been greatly considered for development of biomedical devices. In particular, a DEA cuff device has the capability of minimizing venous system disorders that occur in the ...
• #### Influence of different passive shoulder exoskeletons on shoulder and torso muscle activation during simulated horizontal and vertical aircraft squeeze riveting tasks ﻿

(Elsevier Ltd, 2022-06-08)
Aircraft manufacturing involves riveting utilizing squeeze riveting tools at heights from below elbow to overhead levels. This study assessed utilization of passive shoulder exoskeletons on shoulder and torso muscle ...
• #### Human adaptation to augmented reality-based hand rehabilitation technique ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-05)
Stroke is the number one cause of motor impairment in multiple countries [1]. The demand and affordability of physiotherapy are factors that prevent access to rehabilitation. Modern technology has found a successful solution ...
• #### Detection of dissolved $CO_2$ gas using an RF resonant sensor ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-05)
Carbon dioxide $(CO_2)$ in the blood has the potential to cause severe health detriments as well as milder cognitive effects if its concentration increases to unsafe amounts- typically either through environmental exposure ...
• #### The relationship between preference and performance using three passive exoskeletons during simulated aircraft manufacturing tasks ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-05)
Exoskeletons are a promising technology that could bridge the gap between unassisted human operations and conventional robots. Many studies on shoulder exoskeletons have shown great benefit in reducing strain and loads ...
• #### A machine learning framework to predict subcellular morphology of endothelial cells for digital twin generation ﻿

(Wichita State University, 2022-05)
Gaining insight into different cell behaviors is key to better understanding different pathologies. These behaviors may be explained in part through close observation of 3D cell morphology. Therefore, the objective of this ...
• #### Human dermal microvascular endothelial cell morphological response to fluid shear stress ﻿

(Elsevier, 2022-06-02)
As the cells that line the vasculature, endothelial cells are continually exposed to fluid shear stress by blood flow. Recent studies suggest that the morphological response of endothelial cells to fluid shear stress depends ...
• #### Progress in bioactive surface coatings on biodegradable Mg alloys: A critical review towards clinical translation ﻿

(Elsevier B.V. on behalf of KeAi Communications Co. Ltd., 2022-05-15)
Mg and its alloys evince strong candidature for biodegradable bone implants, cardiovascular stents, and wound closing devices. However, their rapid degradation rate causes premature implant failure, constraining clinical ...