HSL News

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.

Thu, 08/06/2020

Hope that everyone has been having a good summer and keeping safe and healthy. The school year is starting in less than a month and there will be an HSL meeting by Zoom on Wednesday August 26 at 10a to let us reconnect.

If you didn't get the Zoom information, please contact Liz at...

Thu, 07/30/2020

MOXIE (Mars OXygen In situ resource utilization Experiment) is on its way to Mars following the successful launch of the Mars 2020 Rover, Perserverance, this morning. The landing...

Thu, 05/28/2020

Congratulations to our HSL graduates for 2020! Keep in touch and let us know where you go next!

Shea Lombardo (SM)

Julia Milton (SM)

Rachel Price (SM)

Jeremy Stroming (SM)

Jess Todd (SM)


Fri, 04/24/2020

Congratulations to HSL graduate student Morgan Blevins who received a Graduate Research Fellowship Program award from the National Science Foundation as well as a Draper Fellowship, which she will be accepting!

Well done!

Sat, 04/18/2020

A research project from the HSL Lab examining how the general population responds to isolation has started.  Learn more here: http://hsl.mit.edu/covid19survey