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Elaine A. Biddiss

Assistant Professor

BASc (Toronto), MASc (Toronto), PhD (Toronto)

Research Stream: Clinical Engineering

Laboratory Website:
http://research.hollandbloorview.ca/ResearchCentresLabs/PEARLLab

Email: ebiddiss@hollandbloorview.ca | Tel: 416 425-6220, extension 3505

Additional Contact Information

Bloorview Research Institute

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
150 Kilgour Road
Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8 Canada

Main Appointments

  • Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Our research is focused on the creation of assistive devices that expand opportunities for self-expression, participation, and independent living for children and youth with disabilities. Our multidisciplinary research is on the interface of engineering, computer science, rehabilitation, physiology, design, arts, and fashion.

Keywords: rehabilitation engineering; assistive technology; wearable sensors & actuators; electronic textiles; ubiquitous technology; user-centred design; context awareness; multi-modal feedback