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    Brenna Argall

    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Brenna Argall is the June and Donald Brewer Junior Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University, and also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Her research lies at the intersection of robotics, machine learning and human rehabilitation. She is Director of the Assistive & Rehabilitation Robotics Laboratory (argallab) at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, the premier rehabilitation hospital in the United States, and her lab’s mission is to advance human ability through robotics autonomy. Argall is a 2016 recipient of the NSF CAREER award, and was named one of the 40 under 40 by Crain’s Chicago Business. She received her Ph.D. in Robotics and her B.S. in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.

    Prior to joining Northwestern, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, and prior to graduate school she held a computational biology position at the National Institutes of Health.

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