J. Alex Birdwell

  • 167 Citations
20072018
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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Northwestern University

… → 2012

Mechanical Engineering, MS, Northwestern University

… → 2006

Mechanical Engineering, BS, Georgia Institute of Technology

… → 2004

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Research Output 2007 2018

  • 167 Citations
  • 5 Article
  • 2 Conference article
  • 1 Conference contribution

Academic advising and student affairs working together to improve first-year experience of engineering students

Bacon, K. K., Birdwell, J. A., Brown, O., DeCosta, E., Freeman, R. W., Roldan, W., Gentry, K. & Pokryfky, A. R., Jun 23 2018, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2018-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Students

Engineering and technology literacy introduced in cornerstone design cours

Freeman, R. W., Birdwell, J. A., DeCosta, E., Gentry, K. & Brown, O., Jun 23 2018, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2018-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Students
Studios
Mockups
Curricula
Engineers
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Muscle
Controllers
Pattern recognition
Wire
Electrodes
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Dexterous control of a prosthetic hand using fine-wire intramuscular electrodes in targeted extrinsic muscles

Cipriani, C., Segil, J. L., Birdwell, J. A. & Weir, R. F., Jan 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 22, 4, p. 828-836 9 p., 6718168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosthetics
Muscle
Electrodes
Hand
Wire
9 Citations (Scopus)

Activation of individual extrinsic thumb muscles and compartments of extrinsic finger muscles

Birdwell, J. A., Hargrove, L. J., Kuiken, T. A. & Weir, R. F., Sep 15 2013, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 110, 6, p. 1385-1392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thumb
Fingers
Muscles
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