Philip A. Voglewede, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Hall 409
(414) 288-7278
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Research Interests

  • Dynamics and controls
  • Robotics
  • Active lower limb prostheses
  • Industrial automation and assembly

Professional Preparation

2004, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 
1996, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan 
1994, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Selected Recent Publications

Prisco, J., Voglewede, P. A. (2015). Dynamic Modeling of a Belt Driven Electromechanical XY Plotter Cutter. ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 10 (2).

Farmer, S., Silver-Thorn, B., Voglewede, P. A., Beardsley, S. (2014). Within-Socket Myoelectric Prediction of Continuous Ankle Kinematics for Control of a Powered Transtibial Prosthesis. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11, 056027.

J. Sun, J. Fritz, D. DelToro, and P. Voglewede, “Amputee Subject Testing Protocol, Results and Analysis of a Powered Transtibial Prosthetic Device,” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 8, No. 4, 041007, August 2014.

M. Telwak, P. Voglewede, and M.B. Silver-Thorn, “Determination of Optimal Counter-Mass Location in Active Prostheses For Transfemoral Amputees to Replicate Sound Limb Swing” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 8, No. 4, 041003, August 2014.

B. Slaboch and P. Voglewede, “Profile Synthesis of Planar Rotational-Translational Variable Joints,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 6, No. 4, 041012, July, 2014.

Recent Grants

Voglewede, Philip A (Co-Principal), Schimmels, Joseph (Principal), "Development of a Passive Prosthetic Ankle with Energy Return that Matches that of a Natural Ankle," Sponsored by DOE-NIDRR. (October 2012 - September 2015).



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