Dr. Rouse is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Rouse received the BS degree in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University in 2007, and the MS and PhD degrees in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University in 2009 and 2012, respectively. Subsequently, he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Postdoctoral Fellow, working with the Biomechatronics Group in the MIT Media Lab until September 2014.
Precision machine design; development of exoskeletons and robotic prostheses; dynamics of human locomotion; biomedical system identification; neural control of movement; biomechanics; human performance augmentation
A L Shorter, and E J Rouse, Mechanical Impedance of the Ankle During the Terminal Stance Phase of Walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 26, issue 1, 2018.
M K Shepherd, and E J Rouse. The VSPA Foot: A Quasi-Passive Ankle-Foot Prosthesis with Continuously Variable Stiffness. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 25, issue 12, 2017.
A F Azocar, and E J Rouse. Stiffness Perception During Active Ankle and Knee Movement. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 64, issue 12, 2017.
M K Shepherd, and E J Rouse. Design and Validation of a Torque-Controllable Knee Exoskeleton for Sit-to-Stand Assistance. IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 22, issue 4, 2017.
J Lee, L M Mooney, and E J Rouse. Design and Characterization of a Quasi-Passive Pneumatic Foot-Ankle Prosthesis. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 25, issue 7, 2017.