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.

Campus
Vancouver

Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Shadgan, Babak Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical biotechnology diagnostics (including biosensors); Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Orthopedics; Sports medicine; Bone, skin and cartilage science; Central nervous system; Implantable Biosensing; sensor and system design, clinical application development; Wearable Biosensors; design and application development in health care and exercise sciences; Musculoskeletal, Sports & Exercise Medicine; Bone Fracture Healing; Spinal Cord Injuries
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