Moustafa (Moose) AbdelBaky, a former researcher at the Tele-Rehabilitation Institute, and graduate student in the ECE Department, led a team that won the first place at the IEEE SCALE Challenge.
SCALE 2011, the 4th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge was held in conjunction with the 11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing. The objective of the challenge was to highlight and showcase real-world problem solving using computing that scales. The contest focused on end-to-end problem solving using concepts, technologies and architectures that facilitate scaling. For more information http://nsfcac.rutgers.edu/icode/scale.
The Institute Director delivers a motivational talk about Tele-Rehabilitation to the TedX organization. To watch the video click here.
March 17, 2010
The IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine March 2010 issue describes our research on remotely-monitored gaming technology for home rehabilitation. The article by Huber et al. details an unprecedented 10 months of home tele-rehabilitation and its positive results for three teenagers who tested it.
January 7, 2010
The leading article of the Archives on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation journal January 2010 issue describes our Institute's groundbreaking research with the Indiana University School of Medicine on home Tele-rehabilitation for adolescents with cerebral palsy. The Institute has pioneered the use of the PlayStation 3 in hand rehabilitation using a virtual Avatar.
June 30, 2009
The Tele-Rehabilitation Institute Director gives the Keynote Address at the International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation, Haifa Israel.
February 25, 2009
The Tele-Rehabilitation Institute is mentioned in the National Academy of Engineering "Frontiers of Engineering" newsletter.
December 10, 2008
OPEN HOUSE RECEPTION
The first open house reception for the envisioned Tele-Rehabilitation Institute at Rutgers took place on December 10, 2008 in the CAIP Board Room, Rutgers University Busch Campus, Piscataway, New Jersey. The reception included a presentation of breakthrough home therapeutic technologies developed at Rutgers.