2012 NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, USA
2011 Outstanding Intellectual Property Development, Awarded by the President of URI, USA
2008 Winner, the Delsys Prize for Innovation in Electromyography, Delsys Inc. MA, USA
2008 Switzer Research Fellowship: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education
2007 Globe Foundation Fellowship, Deerfield, IL, USA
2003 Outstanding Research Assistant (Accolades, May 2003), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
1999 XEROX Fellowship, awarded by XEROX Corp., Shenzhen, China
1998 Lee Fook-sean Fellowship, awarded by Lee Fook-sean, the chief justice of Hong Kong
Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers
Zhang, F, H Huang, Source Selection for Real-time User Intent Recognition towards Volitional Control of Artificial Legs, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine, 2013 (Accepted)
Lin D, F Zhang, M Liu, H Huang, Towards design of an environment-aware adaptive locomotion-mode-recognition system, IEEE Trans Biomed. Eng. 59(10):2716-25, 2012
Zhang X, Y. Liu, F. Zhang, Y. Sun, Q. Yang, H. Huang. On design and implementation of neural-machine interface for artificial legs, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 8 (2):418-29, 2012
Zhang F, S.E. D'Andrea, M.J. Nunnery, S. Kay, H. Huang. Towards design of a stumble detection system for artificial legs. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, Vol. 19(5): 567-77, 2011
Huang H, F Zhang, L Hargrove, Z. Dou, D Rogers, K. Englehart. Continuous Locomotion Mode Identification for Prosthetic Legs based on Neuromuscular-Mechanical Fusion, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 58(1), pp 2867-75,2011
Cao Y, H He, H Huang. LIFT: A New Framework of Learning from Testing Data for Face Recognition. Neurocomputing, 74(6), pp. 916-929, 2011
Huang H., F Zhang, Y Sun, H He. Design of a Robust EMG Sensing Interface for Pattern Classification, Journal of Neural Engineering, 7(5), 2010
Tkach D, H Huang, TA Kuiken, Stability of time-domain EMG features for electromyographic pattern recognition, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 7:21, 2010
Huang H, P Zhou, G Li, TA Kuiken, Spatial Filters Improves EMG Classification Accuray Following Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 37(9), 1849-57, 2009
Huang H, TA Kuiken, R. Lipschutz. A Strategy for Identifying Locomotion Modes using Surface Electromyography, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 56(1) 65-73 2009.
Miller, L, R. Lipschutz, K. Stubblefield, B. Lock, H Huang, TL. Williams, R. Weir, TA. Kuiken. Shoulder Disarticulation Fitting With Six Independently Controlled Motors After Targeted Hyper-Reinnervation Nerve Transfer Surgery, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89(11):2057-65, 2008.
Huang H, P Zhou, G Li, TA Kuiken, An analysis of EMG electrode configuration for targeted muscle reinnervation based neural machine interface, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 16(1):37-45, Feb 2008.
Zhou, P, MM. Lowery, KB. Englehart, H Huang, G Li, L Hargrove, JPA. Dewald, and TA. Kuiken, Decoding a New Neural-Machine Interface for Control of Artificial Limbs, Journal of Neurophysiology, Vol 98, Issue 5, Nov. 2007, page 2974-82.
Sugar T, J. He, EJ Koeneman, JB Koeneman, R Herman, H Huang, RS Schultz, DE Herring, J Wanberg, S Balasubramanian, P Swenson, J Ward, Design and Control of RUPERT: a Device for Robotic Upper Extremity Repetitive Therapy, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol 15, No. 3, Sept 2007, page 336-46
Huang H, S. L. Wolf, J. He, Recent Developments of Biofeedback For Neuromotor Rehabilitation, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitaiton, Vol. 3, No. 1, Jun, 2006, Page 11.
Huang H, J. He, R. Herman, M. Carhart, Modulation Effects of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation on Muscle Activities during Walking. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 14, No.1, March 2006, Page 14-23.
SL. Wolf, H. Huang, "Chapter 70: Evolution of Biofeedback in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation", in DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice, 5th edition, eds. W. Frontera, Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010
Selected Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers in Recent 3 Years
F. Zhang, M. Liu, H. Huang, "Preliminary Study of the Effect of User Intent Recognition Errors on Volitional Control of Powered Lower Limb Prostheses", Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2012 (Accepted)
R. Hernandez, F. Zhang, X. Zhang, H. Huang, Q. Yang, "Promise of a Low Power Mobile CPU Based Embedded System in Artificial Leg Control", Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2012 (Accepted)
X. Zhang, D. Wang, Q. Yang, H. Huang, "An Automatic and User-Driven Training Method for Locomotion Mode Recognition for Artificial Leg Control", Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2012 (Accepted)
X. Zhang, H. Huang, Q. Yang, "Implementing an FPGA System for Real-Time Intent Recognition for Prosthetic Legs", Design Automation Conference, 2012 (Accepted)
F. Zhang, H. Huang, "Real-time recognition of user intent for neural control of aritifcial legs", International Conference on Advanced Limb Prosthetics (MEC'11), 155-8, 2011
F. Zhang, Z. Fang, M. Liu, and H. Huang, "Preliminary design of a terrain recognition system," Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, vol. 2011, pp. 5452-5, 2011.
H. Huang, Z.D, F. Zhang, and M. J. Nunnery, "Improving the performance of a neural-machine interface for artificial legs using prior knowledge of walking environment," Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, vol. 2011, pp. 4255-8, 2011.
X. Zhang, H. Huang, and Q. Yang, "A special purpose embedded system for neural machine interface for artificial legs," Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, vol. 2011, pp. 5207-10, 2011.
M. Liu, P. Datseris, and H. Huang, "A prototype for smart prosthetic legs: analysis and mechanical design," in Proceeding of International Conference on Control, Robotics and Cybernetics. New Delhi, India: IEEE, March 21-23, Vol. 1. pp. 139-143, 2011.
F. Zhang, W. DiSanto, J. Ren, Z. Dou, Q. Yang, H. Huang, "A Novel CPS System for Evaluating a Neural-Machine Interface for Artificial Legs", in Proceeding of 2nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Chicago, IL, USA, 2011
Huang H, Y. Sun, Q, Yang, F. Zhang, X Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Ren, F. Sierra, Integrating neuromuscular and cyber systems for neural control of artificial legs, Proceeding of First ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 129-138, 2010
Helen (He) Huang, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Integrating Neuron and Cyber (LINC)
Co-director, Center for Health Monitoring and Intervention
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Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory (NREL)