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Welker, Cara Gonzalez

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Welker's research focuses on developing effective assistive devices that assist those with movement impairments or augment everyday movement in the healthy population to reduce fatigue or injury. She uses an interdisciplinary approach combining expertise in biomechanics, haptics, and robotics in order to provide a greater understanding of the entire human-device system, with research spanning from the development of novel devices, control strategies, forms of sensory augmentation, and design of human subject experiments that provide further insight to the human neuromusculoskeletal system.


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courses taught

  • MCEN 3047 - Data Analysis and Experimental Methods
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2023
    Learn to plan and carry out experiments and analyze the results. Topics covered include measurement fundamentals, design of experiments, elementary statistics and uncertainty analysis. Topics in statistics include probability, error propagation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, one- and two-factor ANOVA and time series analysis. Formerly MCEN 3037. Same as GEEN 3853.


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