HSL News

Mon, 12/10/2018

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds
“Autonomous Medical Support for Exploration Missions: Research, Training, and Operations”


Douglas Ebert, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, KRBwyle/NASA JSC
Fellow, NASA Human Health and Performance Contract


Wed, 12/05/2018

"Teaching Able-Bodied People How to Walk Like They Are Paralyzed: Measuring and Modeling the Gait of Persons with Paraplegia"

W Brett Johnson, PhD
Research Engineer
Global Engineering And Research (GEAR) Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering...

Mon, 11/26/2018

"Cultivating Ingenuity: A Modern Renaissance and the Role of Government"

Howard A. Zucker, M.D., J.D.
Commissioner of Health for New York State


Abstract: Traveling through history from the 15th century and...

Mon, 11/19/2018




"Biomechanical Human Performance Metrics of Coordination and Balance for Operational Decision-Making"

Richard Fineman
PhD Candidate, MEMP Bioastronautics 
Harvard-MIT Health Science & ...

Thu, 11/08/2018

"Improving our relationship with technology: Key challenges in vehicle automation"

Bobbie D. Seppelt, Ph.D., M.S.
Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab & New England University Transportation Center

Thu, 11/01/2018

"Lessons and Opportunities: Open Innovation, STEAM education, and leadership at NASA and the Executive Branch"
Ryan L. Sims

Ryan L. Sims is a Budget Analyst at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. As an analyst in NASA’s Office of the Chief...

Tue, 10/23/2018

HSL Meeting on Wednesday, October 31, in room 33-206 from 9AM to 10 AM.

Student Elevator Talks – Dava Newman Faculty Lead

Research Presentations:

Astronaut performance and suit design
Earthspeaks:  from Oceans to Space...

Wed, 10/03/2018

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds
“Update on Travel Medicine: vaccines, malaria, and diarrheal diseases”

A. Clinton White, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Executive Director, Coordinating...

Fri, 09/28/2018

"Human-Centered Autonomous Vehicles"

Lex Fridman
Research Scientist

Abstract: I will present a human-centered paradigm for building autonomous vehicle systems, contrasting it with how the problem is currently formulated and...

Tue, 09/25/2018

HSL Meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 9 AM in room 33-206.

Student Elevator Talks on MOXIE
Lead by Professor Jeff Hoffman