Principal Investigator

Seungmoon Song
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering[at]
since Jan 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher

Chun Kwang Tan
Mechanical Engineering
since Feb 2023

Master’s Students

Guangping Liu
Mechanical Engineering
since May 2022

Jayston Menezes
Mechanical Engineering
since May 2022

NeuMove is looking for
graduate students and postdocs enthusiastic in
neuromechanical simulation, motor control,
leg exoskeletons, rehabilitation robotics,
gait experiments, biomechanics,
deep reinforcement learning, machine learning.

Find potential projects below,
and send your CV to [email protected]
to further discuss.

Potential projects:

1. Deep reinforcement learning to model human locomotion control
  • Keywords: motor control, neuromechanical simulation, deep reinforcement learning, open-source software development, organizing academic competition
  • Example tasks
    • Develop RL frameworks for training physiologically plausible motor control models
    • Develop open-source neuromechanical simulation environments
    • Organize academic RL competitions and workshops
  • Related links:

2. Predictive simulation framework for gait assistive exoskeletons
  • Keywords: rehabilitation robotics, biomechanics, leg exoskeleton, gait analysis, predictive neuromechanical simulation
  • Example tasks
    • Develop customizable predictive neuromechanical simulation frameworks
    • Conduct exoskeleton gait experiments to validate simulation predictions
    • Develop and optimize exoskeleton controllers in simulation
  • Related links:

3. Virtual neuromuscular control (VNMC) for versatile gait assistive exoskeletons
  • Keywords: neuromuscular control, rehabilitation robotics, biomechanics, leg exoskeleton, gait analysis
  • Example tasks
    • VNMC: Convert human neuromechanical simulations to exoskeleton controllers
    • Develop and control leg exoskeletons
    • Conduct exoskeleton gait experiments in indoor and outdoor environments
  • Related links:
    • Paper 1: VNMC for a bipedal robot
    • Paper 2: human locomotion control model, neuromechanical simulation