Welcome to the Center for Intelligent Mechatronics

The CIM is a mechanical engineering research laboratory run by Dr. Michael Goldfarb at Vanderbilt University. The lab focuses on the design and control of electromechanical devices, with a particular emphasis on the emerging field of rehabilitation robotics.

Current projects include a powered, multi-degree-of-freedom prosthetic arm, a powered exoskeleton for gait restoration in spinal-cord injured victims and stroke rehabilitation, an upper-limb orthosis for paralysis following stroke, and powered lower-limb prostheses which enhance mobility and reduce falls for lower-limb amputees.