Biomedicine: Revolutionizing Prosthetics

The Revolutionizing Prosthetics program was a multi-year, multi-million-dollar enterprise aimed at producing a new generation of upper-extremity prostheses. The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory formed and led an international team of more than thirty corporate, government, and academic partners to develop a system to mimic and replace the human limb. It was an enormous scientific research and development effort involving many exciting new technologies. This special issue of the Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest begins to chronicle the extraordinary achievements of the program and highlight many of its challenges, successes, and derivative technology applications.


Biomedicine: Revolutionizing Prosthetics—Guest Editors' Introduction
Dexter G. Smith and John D. Bigelow

Revolutionizing Prosthetics: Systems Engineering Challenges and Opportunities
James M. Burck, John D. Bigelow, and Stuart D. Harshbarger

A Real-Time Virtual Integration Environment for Neuroprosthetics and Rehabilitation

Robert S. Armiger, Francesco V. Tenore, William E. Bishop, James D. Beaty, Michael M. Bridges, James M. Burck, R. Jacob Vogelstein, and Stuart D. Harshbarger

An Overview of the Developmental Process for the Modular Prosthetic Limb

Matthew S. Johannes, John D. Bigelow, James M. Burck, Stuart D. Harshbarger, Matthew V. Kozlowski, and Thomas Van Doren

Control System Architecture for the Modular Prosthetic Limb
Michael M. Bridges, Matthew P. Para, and Michael J. Mashner

Revolutionizing Prosthetics: Neuroscience Framework

Todd J. Levy and James D. Beaty

Revolutionizing Prosthetics: Devices for Neural Integration
Francesco V. Tenore and R. Jacob Vogelstein

Revolutionizing Prosthetics 2009 Modular Prosthetic Limb–Body Interface: Overview of the Prosthetic Socket Development
Courtney W. Moran

The Cosmesis: A Social and Functional Interface
Paul J. Biermann

Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS): A Common Architecture Revolution
Mark A. Hinton, Michael J. Zeher, Matthew V. Kozlowski, and Matthew S. Johannes

MISCELLANEA

APL Achievement Awards and Prizes
Linda L. Maier-Tyler

In Memoriam: William H. Guier (1926–2011)

David M. Silver and Harold D. Black



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