Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses

Lead Researcher: Gaurav Singh, Prof. Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler (PI)

Project Updates


human scale technology, portable pneumatically powered orthoses

Project Explores Fiber Reinforced Elastometric Enclosures in Human Scale Technology

The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Portable Pneumatically…

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FPIRC16

Fluid Power Research Update: Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses at FPIRC16

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact & Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses…

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New Fluid Power Research: Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthoses

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact & Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP). Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding, and a number of these new projects have been…

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Researcher Profile

Gaurav Singh is a PhD candidate in the Systems Engineering program at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in soft robotics, kinematics, and biomechanics. Currently, he is working on the design and analysis of fiber reinforced soft pneumatic actuators. he is also working on using these actuators to make upper extremity orthoses for crutch users. Read More →