[Opensim-announcement] Inaugural OpenSim Fellows and New Webinars

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Thu Jan 30 09:27:46 PST 2014

*First OpenSim Fellows Selected*
We are pleased to announce the inaugural set of OpenSim
This honor from the National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation
Research (NCSRR) recognizes a strong commitment to the OpenSim community
and a deep expertise in biomechanical modeling and simulation. This first
group of OpenSim Fellows includes 20 distinguished researchers from around
the world, with a broad range of expertise.

Fellows (listed alphabetically) include Ravi Balasubramanian, Friedl De
Groote, Scott L. Delp, Matthew S. DeMers, Ayman Habib, Jennifer Hicks, Jill
Startzell Higginson, Chand T. John, Ilse Jonkers, Glen A. Lichtwark, Luca
Modenese, Jeffrey A. Reinbolt, Massimo Sartori, Ajay Seth, Michael A.
Sherman, Ian Stavness, Kat M. Steele, Thomas K. Uchida, Brian R. Umberger,
and Jack M. Wang.

Visit the OpenSim Fellows
learn more about their background and expertise. If you are interested
in applying to be a fellow or want to learn more about the program, visit

 *Tune In to the Next OpenSim Webinar*
An OpenSim Framework to Estimate Muscle Dynamics during Locomotion with
Elastic Exoskeletons
Dominic Farris, The University of Queensland
Gregory Sawicki, North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
Read more and register<http://www.stanford.edu/group/opensim/support/event_details.html?id=91>

*Take the Dynamic Walker Challenge and Learn More about Model Building and
Our last OpenSim webinar, led by Daniel Jacobs, focused on using Matlab
scripting to build models and run simulations. The webinar also includes a
hands-on portion. Starting with the provided example files, you can build
your own walker and submit a video for the chance to win an OpenSim shirt.
Read more, watch the webinar, and

*Jennifer Hicks, Ph.D.*
Associate Director |
R&D Manager | OpenSim <http://opensim.stanford.edu/>
Stanford University
650-498-4403 | jenhicks at stanford.edu
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