- 2016 ARCS Scholar Awards Celebration
- Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni
Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley and director of the Berkeley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory. The laboratory’s mission is to develop fundamental scientific and engineering principles for robotic systems that augment human capability. Dr. Kazerooni is also the founder and Chief Scientist of Ekso Bionics , formerly Berkeley Bionics.
One of the world’s leading experts in Robotics Human Augmentation, Dr. Kazerooni conducts research on robotics, control sciences, exoskeletons, human-machine systems and augmentation, bioengineering, mechatronics design, artificial locomotion, intelligent assist devices, and power and propulsion. Dr. Kazerooni’s work promises astonishing advances in helping those who have been injured or paralyzed to ambulate once again.