Carlo J. De Luca, Ph.D.

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Education

1972 Ph.D. Queen’s University, Canada
1968 M.Sc. University of New Brunswick, Canada
1966 B.A.Sc. University of British Columbia, Canada

Academic Appointments

2011-Present Professor of Physical Therapy, Boston University
2007-Present Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University
1985-Present Research Professor of Neurology, Boston University, School of Medicine
1984-Present Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
1999-2000 Acting Director and Adjunct Professor, Institute for Wellness and Disability Prevention, University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine
1986-1989 Dean, College of Engineering, Boston University
1985-1995 Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
1979-1984 Principal Research Associate in Orthopædic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
1977-1984 Adjunct Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
1973-1985 Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
1973-1979 Research Associate in Orthopædic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
1972-1973 Assistant Professor in Anatomy, Queen’s University

Other Professional Appointments

1997-Present Founder and CEO of Altec Inc.
1993-Present Founder and CEO of Delsys Inc.
1984-Present Founder and Director, NeuroMuscular Research Center, Boston University
1988-1992 President, International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology
1984-2000 Health Science Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs
1980-1984 Founder and Director, NeuroMuscular Research Laboratory, Orthopædic Surgery Department, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1978-1984 Research Member, Harvard-M.I.T. Division of Health Science and Technology
1973-1984 Research Associate in Orthopædic Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1973-1995 Project Director, Liberty Mutual Research Center, Hopkinton, MA

Awards and Honors

2012 Borelli Award, American Society of Biomechanics
2006 Tibbets Award from the Small Business Technology Council
2005 Founding Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society
2002 National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of NIH
2000 The John Basmajian Lecture, ISEK
1999 Isabelle and Leonard H. Goldensen Technology Award, United Cerebral Palsy Foundation (1999)
1998 The John Basmajian Lecture, ISEK
1994 Stuart Reiner Memorial Lecture, 41st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1993 Wartenweiler Lecture, XIVth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics
1993 Founding Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering AIMBE
1989 International Volvo Award on Low Back Pain Research
1986 Fellow of the IEEE
  • Who’s Who in America (1988- Present)
  • Who’s Who in the World (1985, 1994 – Present)
  • Who’s Who in the East (1981 – Present)
  • Who’s Who in Frontier Science and Technology (1984, 1986)
  • Who’s Who in Rehabilitation (1985)
  • Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders (1987, 1989)
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (1995, 1997)
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (1995, 1996)
  • Who’s Who in American Education (1991 – Present)
  • Who’s Who Among Italian Americans (2000)

Research Interests (current)

  1. Motor control of normal and abnormal muscles
  2. Objective assessment of functional activities in humans
  3. Advanced technology for detecting and applying biosignals

Major Assignments (selected)

1995 – Present Scientific Advisory Board, Henry H. Kessler Foundation and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
2002 – 2006 National Advisory Council for National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of NIH
1991 – 1992 Scientific Review Panel, Ontario Ministry of Health, Canada
1988 – 2000 Scientific Review and Evaluation Board, Department of Veterans Affairs
1988 – 1992 Administration Committee of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
1977 – 1980 Review Committee on Rehab. Engineering Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs

Editorial Boards

1994 – 1995 Spine
1990 – 2000 Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation
1990 – 1992 Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology
1987 – 1991 Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology
1985 – 1991 Orthopædics
1981 – 1990 Journal of Motor Behavior
1978 – 2000 Journal of Rehabilitation Research

Publication Summary

Books 1
Original Articles (Peer-Reviewed) 112
Conference Papers 18
Monographs 2
Book Chapters 20
Abstracts 262
Miscellaneous 4

Patents

Patents 12

Theses Supervised

1 Stulen FB. M Sc, MIT, 1975
2 Lichtenberg BK. M Sc, MIT, 1975
3 LeFever RS. Ph D, MIT, 1980
4 Stulen FB. Ph D, MIT, 1980
5 Oslan AL. M Sc, Boston University, 1981
6 Xenakis AP. Ph D, Boston University, 1981
7 Lawrence JH. M Sc, MIT, 1981
8 Mambrito B. Ph D, MIT, 1983
9 Balin M. M D, Harvard, 1984
10 Creigh J. M Sc, MIT, 1984
11 Gomez G. M Sc, Boston University, 1988
12 Casavant DA. M Sc, Boston University, 1987
13 Scala G. M Sc, Boston University, 1988
14 Xia N. M Sc, Boston University, 1989
15 Paul N. M Sc, Boston University, 1990
16 Brody L. M Sc, Boston University, 1991
17 Erim Z. Ph D, Boston University, 1991
18 Buijs RJC. Elektrotechnisch Ingenieur, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 1993
19 Foley P. M Sc, Boston University, 1994
20 Kupa E, Jr. M Sc, Boston University, 1994
21 Giphart JE. Elektrotechnisch Ingenieur, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 1994
22 Imhoff T. Diplom-Ingenieur der Elektrotechnik, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Helmholtz Institute, Aachen, Germany, 1994
23 Batra H. M Sc, Boston University, 1995
24 Adam A. M Sc, Boston University, 1995
25 Beg F. M Sc, Boston University, 1997
26 Lelas J. M Sc, Boston University, 1999
27 Giphart JE. Ph D, Boston University, 2001
28 Velisar A. M Sc, Boston University, 2001
29 Adam A. Ph D, Boston University, 2002
30 Meyer P. Ph D, Boston University, 2002
31 Sherill D. M Sc, Boston University, 2003
32 McGowan M. M Sc, Boston University, 2007
33 Lyford N. M Sc, Boston University, 2008
34 Soto J. M Sc, Boston University, 2009
35 Hostage E. M Sc, Boston University, 2009
36 Contessa P. Ph D, University of Padova, 2010
37 Kuznetsov M. M Sc, Boston University, 2010
38 Ganesan S. M Sc, Boston University, 2010
39 Zaheer F. Ph D, Boston University, 2011
40 Cole BT. Ph D, Boston University, 2011
41 Kline JC. Ph D, Boston University, 2013
42 Puleo A. M Sc, Politecnico di Torino, 2014

Research Associates who trained with Professor De Luca

1 Sabbahi M. 1979-84
2 Merletti R. 1980 (Oct – Dec) and 1985 (Sept) – 1986 (Jan)
3 Broman H. 1982-83
4 Roy S. 1982-present
5 Tiegerman V. 1984-85
6 Schneider J. 1984-85
7 Felici F. 1985 (June-Aug)
8 Matsuzawa I. 1985-86
9 Stashuk D. 1985-88
10 Noda Y. 1986-87
11 Damen G. 1986-87
12 Knaflitz M. 1987, 1990
13 Catani F. 1988-1989
14 Masuda T. 1988-89
15 Balestra G. 1989 (April-Aug)
16 Rossi B. 1989 (June-July)
17 Masakado Y. 1989 (July) – 1990 (June)
18 Collins J. 1990 (Sept) – 1997 (Dec)
19 Kiryu T. 1990 (June) -1991 (March)
20 Daplan C. 1991 (Sept)
21 Mineo K. 1991(March) -1992 (April)
22 Nagata A. 1991 (Sept) – 1992 (March)
23 Aoki T. 1992 (Feb) – 1994 (Feb)
24 Erim Z. 1992 (May) – 2001 (Dec)
25 Buchman A. 1992 (Aug) – 1993 (July-Aug)
26 Westgaard R. 1995 (Aug) – 1996 (July)
27 Bonato P. 1996 (March) – 2002 (Sept)
28 Bullock-Saxton J. 1996 (Nov) – 1997 (April)
29 Tassinary L. 1997 (Jan) – 1998 (Dec)
30 Kothiyal K. 1998 (July) – 1998 (Dec)
31 Kollmitzer J. 1998 (Sept) -1999 (Aug)
32 Salvini T. 1998 (Sept) – 1999 (Aug)
33 Manto M. 1999(Jan) – 2000 (Jan)
34 Ebenbichler G. 1999 (Jan) – 2000 (Aug)
35 Kaneko F. 2000 (Mar) – 2000 (Oct)
36 Gonzalez-Cueto J. 2001 (Jan) – 2001 (Dec)
37 Miwa M. 2002 (Sep) – 2003 (Mar)
38 Lee J. 2003 (Jan) – 2004 (Jan)
39 Riberio E. 2005 (Jan) – 2005 (June)
40 Zemkova E. 2005 (Oct) – 2006 (April)
41 Contessa P. 2008 (Mar) – present