Max Ortiz Catalán

Dr. Ortiz Catalán is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, where he founded and currently leads the Biomechatronics and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (@ChalmersBNL). He works in close collaboration with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and serves as a Research Director of Integrum AB, both in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Ortiz Catalán won the “Brian & Joyce Blatchford Award” by ISPO in 2017, the “SER Prize” by SER in 2017, the “Delsys Prize” by Delsys in 2016, and the “European Youth Award” by the European Council in 2014. His research includes bioelectric signals acquisition electronics (analog and digital); bioelectric signal processing and machine learning algorithms for decoding motor volition and control; neuromuscular interfaces; neurostimulation for sensory feedback; bone-anchored prostheses and osseointegration; and, virtual and augmented reality for neuromuscular rehabilitation and the treatment of phantom limb pain.

Bionic prostheses and neurorehabilitation from pain.