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Dr. Hugh Herr

Head of the Biomechatronics Research Group at MIT

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 Dr. Hugh Herr Biography

Hugh Herr directs the Biomechatronics group at The MIT Media Lab.His research program seeks to advance technologies that promise to accelerate the merging of body and machine, including device architectures that resemble the body’s musculoskeletal design, actuator technologies that behave like muscle, and control methodologies that exploit principles of biological movement. His methods encompass a diverse set of scientific and technological disciplines, from the science of biomechanics and biological movement control to the design of biomedical devices for the treatment of human physical disability.

His research accomplishments in science and technology have already made a significant impact on physically challenged people. The Transfemoral Quasipassive Knee Prosthesis has been commercialized by Össur Inc., and is now benefiting amputees throughout the world. In 2006, he founded the company iWalk Inc. to commercialize the Powered Ankle-Foot Prosthesis and other bionic leg devices. Professor Herr’s work impacts a number of academic communities. He has given numerous invited and plenary lectures at international conferences and colloquia, including the IVth World Congress of Biomechanics, the International Conference on Advanced Prosthetics, the National Assembly of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, World Economic Forum, Google Zeitgeist, Digital Life Design, and the TEDMED Conference.

He is Associate Editor for the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, and has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Experimental Biology, the International Journal of Robotics Research, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, and the Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. He has been invited to participate in joint funding proposals from other universities and corporations, and has served on research review panels including the National Institute of Health, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. In 2007, He was presented with the 13th Annual Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment. His work has been featured by various national and international media, including Scientific American Frontiers, Technology Review, National Geographic, the History Channel, and CNN.

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  • Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr

  • Technology & the Human Spirit: Merging Body & Machine

  • The Limits of Human Performance

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Dr. Hugh Herr

Head of the Biomechatronics Research Group at MIT

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Dr. Hugh Herr Biography

Hugh Herr directs the Biomechatronics group at The MIT Media Lab.His research program seeks to advance technologies that promise to accelerate the merging of body and machine, including device architectures that resemble the body’s musculoskeletal design, actuator technologies that behave like muscle, and control methodologies that exploit principles of biological movement. His methods encompass a diverse set of scientific and technological disciplines, from the science of biomechanics and biological movement control to the design of biomedical devices for the treatment of human physical disability.

His research accomplishments in science and technology have already made a significant impact on physically challenged people. The Transfemoral Quasipassive Knee Prosthesis has been commercialized by Össur Inc., and is now benefiting amputees throughout the world. In 2006, he founded the company iWalk Inc. to commercialize the Powered Ankle-Foot Prosthesis and other bionic leg devices. Professor Herr’s work impacts a number of academic communities. He has given numerous invited and plenary lectures at international conferences and colloquia, including the IVth World Congress of Biomechanics, the International Conference on Advanced Prosthetics, the National Assembly of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, World Economic Forum, Google Zeitgeist, Digital Life Design, and the TEDMED Conference.

He is Associate Editor for the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, and has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Experimental Biology, the International Journal of Robotics Research, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, and the Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. He has been invited to participate in joint funding proposals from other universities and corporations, and has served on research review panels including the National Institute of Health, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. In 2007, He was presented with the 13th Annual Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment. His work has been featured by various national and international media, including Scientific American Frontiers, Technology Review, National Geographic, the History Channel, and CNN.

Dr. Hugh Herr Videos

  • Hugh Herr: Turning Humans Into Super Humans | Real Sports w ...
    Jan 25, 2019 ... Scientist Hugh Herr designs computer powered prosthetics, not only for the general public and himself, but for a new generation of...
  • The Limit of Human Performance - Dr. Hugh Herr - YouTube
    May 9, 2017 ... Hugh Herr directs the Biomechatronics group at The MIT Media Lab. His research program seeks to advance technologies that promise...
  • The World We Dream- Hugh Herr Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clip

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Dr. Hugh Herr Speaking Topics

  • Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr

  • Technology & the Human Spirit: Merging Body & Machine

  • The Limits of Human Performance

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  • How to book Dr. Hugh Herr?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Hugh Herr for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Hugh Herr, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Hugh Herr or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Hugh Herr?

    Booking fees for Dr. Hugh Herr, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Hugh Herr, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. Hugh Herr?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Hugh Herr for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Hugh Herr for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Hugh Herr or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Hugh Herr or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. Hugh Herr is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Hugh Herr for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Dr. Hugh Herr generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daniel Kraft, M.D., Toby Cosgrove, David Agus, Dr. Michio Kaku and Dr. Joel Selanikio. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Hugh Herr for an upcoming event.

Dr. Hugh Herr Speaker Videos

  • Hugh Herr: Turning Humans Into Super Humans | Real Sports w ...
    Jan 25, 2019 ... Scientist Hugh Herr designs computer powered prosthetics, not only for the general public and himself, but for a new generation of athletes, ...
    The Limit of Human Performance - Dr. Hugh Herr - YouTube
    May 9, 2017 ... Hugh Herr directs the Biomechatronics group at The MIT Media Lab. His research program seeks to advance technologies that promise to ...
  • The World We Dream- Hugh Herr Zeitgeist Americas 2012 - Clip
    The World We Dream- Hugh Herr Zeitgeist Americas 2012
  • Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance ...

Dr. Hugh Herr Speaking Topics

  • Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr

  • Technology & the Human Spirit: Merging Body & Machine

  • The Limits of Human Performance

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