HSL News

Thu, 03/18/2021


Virtual HSL Talk

March 23, 2021, 4-5pm

Zoom:   Contact Liz Zotos if you need the Zoom link.

Title:  NASA Big Idea Challenge – MELLTTSpeakers:

Jess Todd, Becca Browder, Eric Hinterman, Human Systems Lab


Mon, 02/22/2021

The first HSL meeting of the Spring term will be held virtually at 4p, Feb 23 (Tuesday)!

Contact Liz if you need the Zoom meeting link.

Thu, 01/07/2021

The Skinsuit: A Wearable Countermeasure Suit and Load Monitoring System for Spaceflight
Rachel Bellisle, Ph.D. Student | DRΛPER Fellow

Abstract: Human spaceflight is accompanied by physiological changes, largely due to the lack of gravity, that can affect the health...

Fri, 12/18/2020

Happy Holiday Greetings to current and former HSL members -

This Saturday (12/19, 5-7p), we will be hosting a virtual holiday party on the platform Sophya. Sophya presents a virtual space that you can walk around and mingle. When your avatar is near another (or many), a video chat opens...

Mon, 12/14/2020

Examination of Smooth Changes in Partial Gravity Gait Transitions

Alvin Harvey, AA/HSL graduate student

Humans exhibit an abrupt switch from walking to running in Earth gravity, suggesting at different gaits being modulated by different...

Wed, 11/04/2020

Congratulations (a little belated - sorry!) to Aditi Gupta for her successful doctoral dissertation defense

Human interaction & gait strategy with tightly-coupled lower-extremity systems

Thank you for all of your contributions to HSL and good luck with...

Mon, 11/02/2020

Congratulations to Tim McGrath for successfully defending his thesis

IMU-Based Estimation of Human Lower Body Kinematics and Applications to Extra Vehicular Operations

Great job Tim! Good luck with your future endeavors!

Mon, 09/28/2020

Human System Laboratory x Responsive Environments

Presenters: Rachel Bellisle, Akshay Kothakonda, Cody Paige, Alvin Harvey, Allison Porter, Irmandy Wicaksono, Cedric Honnet, and Juliana Cherston.

Description: Students from the Human Systems Lab and the...

Thu, 09/17/2020

Muscle Fatigue during Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation is Dependent on Training: A Basis for Microgravity Musculoskeletal Countermeasure Design

Thomas Joseph Abitante
HST, PhD Candidate


The muscle contraction creates large internal forces...

Tue, 09/08/2020

Just a reminder that we will have a HSL lab meeting by Zoom Wednesday September 9, 2020 at 9a.

** NOTE ** This is an hour earlier that last month's meeting time. If you need the Zoom link, contact Liz.