Samuel A. Acuña, Ph.D.

Hi! I'm Dr. Samuel Acuña — and I make technology to evaluate, assist, and rehabilitate human movement.

I am a biomechanical engineer focused on rehabilitation engineering and human-centered product design. I develop new technologies to address movement disorders that develop after injury, such as stroke, amputation, or traumatic brain injury. I’m particularly interested in solving engineering problems for the hospital & health care industry with innovative and emerging technology, such as virtual reality, ultrasound, and noninvasive neural stimulation.

I'm a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at George Mason University. I'm also the Assistant Director of the Center for Adaptive Systems of Brain-Body Interactions, a university center focused on innovation at the intersection of health, society, and technology.

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