SmarT Innovations for Technology Connected Health (STITCH)

STITCH is a multidisciplinary research cluster focusing on developing advanced, flexible and stretchable miniaturized wearable devices that can revolutionize tele-rehabilitation, treatment of neurological and chronic diseases, injury prevention for athletes, smart clothing and implantable and surgical devices.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Shadgan, Babak Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical biotechnology diagnostics (including biosensors); Orthopedics; Clinical Biophotonics; Sports & Exercise Medicine; Musculoskeletal Medicine; Wearable & Implantable Biosensors
Wu, Lyndia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biomechanical engineering; Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Biomedical signal processing; Mechanical characterization (including modeling, testing, and monitoring); Injury biomechanics; Soft Tissue Biomechanics; Traumatic Brain Injury; Sleep Biomechanics; Sensors and Instrumentation; Data Mining and Machine Learning; Wearable Sensing