Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
James L Patton, PhD

James L Patton, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Focus of Work


I am interested in how robotic interactions can be used to improve reaching performance. My methods involve dynamic modeling, optimization, robotics, and adaptive control. Applications include rehabilitation of brain injured individuals.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Northwestern University, Biomedical Engineering (1998)



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