BDN reports on grant to expand UMaine research on wearable robotics

The Bangor Daily News reported that Babak Hejrati, director of the Biorobotics and Biomechanics Laboratory in the University of Maine Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received a more than $432,000 grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes on Health to create a novel wearable robotic system and intelligent methods that, for the first time, will enable home-based and independent walking training for older adults.