B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University, 2014;
M.S., Mechatronics Engineering, Wuhan University, 2017;
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Pittsburgh, 2019;
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & North Carolina State University, 2021.
Dr. Qiang Zhang joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor in August 2023. Prior to that, between 11/2021 and 08/2023, he was an Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training (ARRT) Post-Doctoral research fellow in the Closed Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation at the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, and North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA. His general research areas include Wearable Robotics and Control, Neuromuscular Modeling and Control, Advanced Controls, Human Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering.
His current research interests include biological signal-based neuromusculoskeletal modeling, human motion intent detection, Lyapunov-based nonlinear control/adaptive control, machine learning-based control, surface electromyography/ultrasound imaging processing, and their applications to wearable robotic devices’ control and next-generation healthcare.