William K. Durfee

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1985- Mechanical Engineering University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN 
Area:
design of medical devices, rehabilitation engineering, advanced orthotics, biomechanics and physiology of human muscle including electrical stimulation of muscle, product design and design education
Website:
http://www.me.umn.edu/people/durfee.shtml
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http://www.me.umn.edu/~wkdurfee/DurfeeCV.pdf

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Parents

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Michael J. Rosen grad student 1985 MIT
 (Task control with an electrically stimulated antagonist muscle pair)

Children

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Lee Michael Clemon research assistant 2008-2008 UMN (E-Tree)
Michael Goldfarb grad student MIT (Robotree)
Karon Elisabeth MacLean grad student 1996 MIT
Claudia M. Hendrix grad student 2002 UMN
Thomas Richard Johnstone Corrigan grad student 2005 UMN
Siavash Pasalar grad student 2005 UMN
Muhammad I. Ramdan grad student 2013 UMN
Lei Tian grad student 2013 UMN
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Cassidy JM, Carey JR, Lu C, et al. (2015) Ipsilesional motor-evoked potential absence in pediatric hemiparesis impacts tracking accuracy of the less affected hand. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 47: 154-164
Shorter KA, Kogler GF, Loth E, et al. (2011) A portable powered ankle-foot orthosis for rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 48: 459-72
Quintero HA, Farris RJ, Durfee WK, et al. (2010) Feasibility of a hybrid-FES system for gait restoration in paraplegics. Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference. 2010: 483-6
Durfee WK, Weinstein SA, Bhatt E, et al. (2009) Design and usability of a home telerehabilitation system to train hand recovery following stroke Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the Asme. 3
Durfee WK, Savard L, Weinstein S. (2007) Technical feasibility of teleassessments for rehabilitation. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering : a Publication of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 15: 23-9
Carey JR, Durfee WK, Bhatt E, et al. (2007) Comparison of finger tracking versus simple movement training via telerehabilitation to alter hand function and cortical reorganization after stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 21: 216-32
Pasalar S, Roitman AV, Durfee WK, et al. (2006) Force field effects on cerebellar Purkinje cell discharge with implications for internal models. Nature Neuroscience. 9: 1404-11
Goldfarb M, Korkowski K, Harrold B, et al. (2003) Preliminary evaluation of a controlled-brake orthosis for FES-aided gait. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering : a Publication of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 11: 241-8
Hendrix CM, Durfee WK. (2003) Human motor performance while using a single-DOF visual-haptic interface Proceedings - 11th Symposium On Haptic Interfaces For Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Haptics 2003. 70-76
Chesler NC, Durfee WK. (1997) Surface EMG as a fatigue indicator during FES-induced isometric muscle contractions. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology : Official Journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology. 7: 27-37
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