Richard Weir, PhD

Research Associate Professor - Bioengineering

Research Interests

  • Neural Engineering
  • Biomechatronics
  • Rehabilitation

My research covers all aspects of the mechatronic design and control of artificial hand/arm replacements ranging from mechatronic design and development, novel actuator technologies, development of neural control human-machine interfaces and clinical deployment of these systems. Current projects include a number of artificial hand design projects. For control of these devices we are developing a multichannel/multifunction prosthetic hand/arm controller systems based on implantable myoelectric sensors (IMES).


Richard Weir


Bioengineering Research

Bioengineering research unfolds at the intersection of engineering, technology, medicine and science.