Carlo Menon

Professor, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Technology

New Investigator Award recipient, Canadian Institute of Health Research

Career Investigator Award recipient, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research


Doctoral Degree from the University of Padua, Italy, 2005

Laurea Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of Padua, Italy, 2001

Research Interests

  • Medical science and technology
  • Wearables and smart-textiles
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Bionics
  • Automation

Teaching interests

  • Assistive and Rehabilitation technologies
  • Biomechatronics


SFU Surrey, 4374 Galleria
Webpages: Research & Personal

Recently taught courses

  • Biomechatronics: assisting the impaired neuromuscular system
  • Feedback Control Systems
  • Linear Systems Theory

Selected recent publications

  • Jiang, X, Merhi, L-K, Xiao, ZG, Menon, C (2017) Exploration of Force Myography and surface Electromyography in Hand Gesture Classification, Medical Engineering & Physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2017.01.015
  • Herrnstadt, G, Menon, C (2016) Admittance based voluntary driven motion with speed controlled tremor rejection, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2016.2555811
  • Lew, B, Randhawa, B, Alavi, N, Menon, C (2016) An exploratory investigation on the use of closed-loop electrical stimulation to assist individuals with stroke to perform fine movements with their hemiparetic arm, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Vol.4, No.20, 11pp.
  • Krahn, J, Fabbro, F, Menon, C (2017) A Soft-Touch Gripper for Grasping Delicate Objects, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI 10.1109/TMECH.2017.2663322