About the Research Department

Published on Mar 31, 2017

Spotlight on the LTI research department. Director of Research Todd Farrell, Ph.D. and Research Engineer Carlos Martinez talk about their program funded by the US Army Medical Research...

In 2008, LTI started a group that was dedicated to acquiring government-funded grants to pursue the development of high-risk/high-reward concepts and cutting-edge technologies. As of 2017, LTI has been either the prime or sub-contractor on 27 different government awards totaling over $11M. The awards have been made by the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, Veteran's administration and National Institutes on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.

For more information about any research project, please contact Dr. Todd Farrell at

Current Projects

Click on each project below to learn more.

  • Advanced Electromyogram-Based Control of Hand-Wrist Prostheses
  • The Intelligent Brace - A Compliance Monitoring System for Scoliosis
  • Upper Limb Assistive and Rehabilitation Orthotic Device
  • Technologies to Train Myoelectric Prosthesis Users for Optimal Functional Outcomes
  • Active Cooling Socket for Improving Residual Limb Comfort and Skin Care
  • Dynamic Corrective Force Device: A Balance Measure for Amputees
  • Pointdexter: A Prosthetic Fingertip Terminal Device
  • Universal Open Power, Communications and Control for Assistive Devices
  • Therapeutic Intermittent Compression Socket