Alexandra Miller – Fullbright Grantee

Alexandra Miller, M.Sc.

Department of Electrical-Electronic-Communication Engineering
Chair of Autonomous Systems and Mechatronics

Room: Raum 02.032
Paul-Gordan-Str. 3/5
91052 Erlangen

Alex is a Fulbright Grantee from Johns Hopkins University and is doing research at the chair from September 2023 – July 2024. She is pursuing her PhD in Mechanical Engineering in the Haptics and Medical Robotics Laboratory. Her research aims to investigate how haptic feedback affects embodiment of robotic limbs.  

She received her Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2020 and her Master’s degree in Robotics from Johns Hopkins University in 2023.  

Research interest: prosthetics, embodiment, haptic feedback, self-touch, affective touch

Key references

  • Thomas, A. J. Miller, H. Ayaz, J.D. Brown, “Haptic shared control improves neural efficiency during myoelectric prosthesis use,” Nature Scientific Reports.
  • J. Miller, G. C. Bettelani, S. Fani, M. Bianchi, and J. D. Brown, ” On the utility of affective feedback in prosthesis embodiment,” Accepted for publication IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), 2021.
  • D. Riaziat, A. J. Miller, and J. D. Brown, “An open-source ungrounded Hapkit for educational applications,” Accepted for publication IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), 2021.