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Professor Madeleine Lowery

Professor

Madeleine Lowery

Professor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
01 716 1911
University College Dublin, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Building Belfield Dublin 4

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Our research involves the application of engineering principles, in particular mathematical modelling and signal processing, to understand how the nervous system controls muscle, in healthy and diseased states. Through this research we aim to improve our understanding of the neuromuscular system, both to address fundamental questions in the control of human movement and to develop improved therapeutic and rehabilitation strategies. Specific areas of interest include mathematical modelling and analysis of bioelectric signals, electromyography (EMG), electrical stimulation of the nervous system, myoelectric prosthetics and motor control. Examples of research projects that our group are currently involved in include c omputational modelling of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson's Disease, mathematical m odelling of muscle fibre excitability during fatigue, EMG signals modelling and e xploring the role of oscillatory activity in the neuromuscular system.

GRANTS

GRANT
Data-Driven Exercise Prescription for Individualized Falls Risk Factor Modification
Irish Research Council (IRC)
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Sep 2021
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Feasibility study for development of algorithms for automatic detection of over-read criteria in spirometry data
Vitalograph (Ireland) Limited
1 Aug 2016 - 1 Jul 2017
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Human Performance Monitoring Suite
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
1 Jan 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
GRANT
Multiscale Modelling of the Neuromuscular System for Closed Loop Deep Brain Stimulation (DBSModel)
HORIZON 2020
1 Aug 2015 - 31 Jul 2020
GRANT
Insight - Insulcheck - Industry
INNOVATION ZED LTD (INSULCHECK)
10 Mar 2015 - 9 Mar 2022
GRANT
Medical devices for buccal delivery of bioactive drugs: an SFI CURAM core project
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
1 Jan 2015 - 1 Jan 2021