Participant

Participant Info

First Name*
Pedro
Middle Initials
Last Name*
Encarnação
Role in the Network*
Action Vice-chair, WG-member, Core Group Member
Picture*
Scientific Area
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Control and Robotics
Year of PhD Award
2002
Name of organisation*
Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics - Catholic University of Portugal
Area of Work*
Rehabilitation robotics, namely using robots to enable children with disabilities to participate in play and academic activities, as well as to assess children’s cognitive skills.
Expertise Contributions*
Designing robots as augmentative manipulation assistive technologies that allow children with disabilities to actively participate in play. Designing robotic systems to interact with children with disabilities promoting play.