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Raziel Riemer holds a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, focusing on robotics, from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. Raziel earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a focus on Biomechanics. He continued his Post Doctoral studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, focusing on robot systems and human biomechanics. Prior to joining the academia, Raziel worked for six years as an Engineer in industry, where he held several positions both as an Industrial Engineer and as Mechanical Engineer.

Raziel CV
Undergraduate Courses:
Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests
Human and Robot Movement:
My research interests are in human movement and robotics. I integrate theory and experimental work, as I feel it is very important to validate theory with experimental work. I use tools such mechanical modeling, simulation, optimizations, and statistics. This research has implications for ergonomics, robotics, and wearable robots (e.g. biomechanical energy harvesting), and in designing physical human-machine interfaces.
Current Research Projects
  1. Biomechanical work load/ergonomics
  2. Human locomotion energetics
  3. Biomechanical energy harvesting
  4. Walking robots
  5. Rehabilitation, human motion diagnostics, and corrections of pathology