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Dynamic walking 2022 at Monona Terrace
6/20/2022

Dynamic Walking 2022 Conference

Written By: Caitlin Scott

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The Dynamic Walking 2022 conference welcomed more than 100 attendees to beautiful Madison, WI from June 13-16, 2022! This event brought together researchers that study the fundamental principles that underlie legged locomotion—be it by directly observing human or animal walking and running, or by designing exoskeletons, legged robots, or prosthetics.

The Dynamic Walking conference puts less emphasis on navigation, vision and kinematic motion planning and instead focuses on central topics such as:

  • dynamic modeling
  • empirical data with a conceptual tie in
  • energetics
  • stability and control
  • predictive principles and models
  • robot successes and failures

Congratulations to Conference Chair and Charles Ringrose Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Peter Adamczyk, Assistant Chair Kieran Nichols, and the organizing committee on a successful event! Read more via the BADGER Lab site.

Dynamic Walking 2022 group hike at Devil's Lake
Dynamic Walking 2022 group hike at Devil’s Lake.
discussions at the poster sessions during the conference
Engagement at the conference poster sessions.
BADGER Lab projects at the Hardware Demo
Some of the BADGER Lab projects at the Hardware Demo.
wearable exoskeleton tech at dynamic walking 2022
Demonstrating wearable exoskeleton technology at Dynamic Walking 2022.