Biomechanics & Immersive Technology Laboratory (BiomechIT)

Biomechanics & Immersive Technology Laboratory (BiomechIT Lab) is dedicated to fundamental and applied research on human movement utilising novel sensing technologies in real-life and immersive environments. It clusters a wide multidisciplinary research community within the College of Science and Engineering and beyond, representing numerous scientific disciplines, most notably dynamics, psychology, materials science, informatics and mathematics.

The BiomechIT Lab occupies 60 square metre space on the 3rd floor of the Engineering Building at the University of Leicester – Room 313a. With the roof raised to in excess of 4.5 metres above the floor level, it can accommodate a range of custom-built experimental platforms of unusual dimensions. The BiomechIT Lab hosts a suite of state-of-the-art equipment for motion, force and gaze tracking, and virtual, augmented and mixed reality projections.

BiomechIT Lab

 

The activities currently undertaken in the BiomechIT Lab revolve around the following themes:

  • Wearable technologies for the quantification of human motion
  • Stability and control of human gait and posture
  • Human-structure interaction
  • Human-human interaction
  • Crowd dynamics
  • Human-vehicle interaction

 


For further information please contact:

Dr Mateusz Bocian
Director of the Biomechanics & Immersive Technology Laboratory
Department of Engineering
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH

e: m.bocian@leicester.ac.uk
t: +44 (0)116 252 2539

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