Simon Fraser University
Patents
  1. M. Snaterse, I. Chang, and J.M. Donelan. Methods and Systems for Human Locomotion Control. United States, Feb 07, 2011. US 61/362,170. Under Examination. This invention describes how to automatically control the speed and intensity of walking and running.
  2. J.M. Donelan, A.D. Kuo, Q. Li, J.A. Hoffer, and D.J. Weber. Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy. United States, Jul 16, 2013. US8487456. This invention describes control methods for selectively engaging energy harvesting from joint motion to accomplish generative braking.
  3. J.M. Donelan, A.D. Kuo, Q.  Li, J.A. Hoffer, and D.J. Weber. Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy. United States, Oct 30, 2012. US8299634. This invention describes apparatus and methods for non-selectively harvesting energy from joint motion.
  4. J.M. Donelan, A.D. Kuo, Q. Li, J.A. Hoffer, and D.J. Weber. Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy. United States, Feb 09, 2010. US7659636. This invention describes additional control methods for selectively engaging energy harvesting from joint motion to accomplish generative braking.
  5. J.M. Donelan, A.D. Kuo, Q.  Li, J.A. Hoffer, and D.J. Weber. Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy. United States, Jan 26, 2010. US7652386. This invention describes mechanical apparatus for selectively engaging energy harvesting from joint motion to accomplish generative braking.