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Anne Martin

Martin W. Trethewey Early Career Professor
Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical Engineering

338C Reber Building

aem34@psu.edu

814-863-4114

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology; Mechanical Sciences; Sensors & Controls

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2009
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Dave Schmitthenner and Anne Martin, 2021, "Comparing system identification techniques for identifying human-like walking controllers", Royal Society Open Science, 8, pp. 211031
  • Andrew Michael Geronimo, Anne Martin and Zachary Simmons, 2021, "Inertial sensing of step kinematics in ambulatory patients with ALS and related motor neuron diseases", Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 45, (6), pp. 486-493
  • Daniel Williams and Anne Martin, 2021, "Does a finite-time double support period increase walking stability for planar bipeds?", Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 13, (1), pp. 011019
  • David Schmitthenner, Carolyn Sweeney, Jing Du and Anne Martin, 2020, "The effect of a stiff foot plate on walking gait mechanics", Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 142, (9), pp. 091012
  • Claire H Rodman and Anne Martin, 2020, "Quantification of spatiotemporal parameter behavior during walking speed transitions", Journal of Biomechanics, 112, pp. 110068
  • Dorothea J Tsang, Meghan Lukac and Anne Martin, 2019, "Characterization of statistical persistence in joint angle variation during walking", Human Movement Science, 68, pp. 102528
  • Daniel Williams and Anne Martin, 2019, "Gait modification when decreasing double support percentage", Journal of Biomechanics, 92, pp. 76-83
  • David Quintero, Anne Martin and Robert D. Gregg, 2018, "Towards unified control of a powered prosthetic leg: A simulation study", Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 26, (1), pp. 305-312
  • Anne Martin and Robert D. Gregg, 2017, "Stable, robust hybrid zero dynamics control of powered lower-limb prostheses", Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Automatic Control, 62, (8), pp. 3930-3942
  • Anne Martin, Dario J. Villarreal and Robert D. Gregg, 2016, "Characterizing and modeling the joint-level variability in human walking", Journal of Biomechanics, 49, (14), pp. 3298-3305
  • Anne Martin and Robert D Gregg, 2016, "Incorporating human-like walking variability in an HZD-based bipedal model", Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Robotics, 32, (4), pp. 943-948
  • Anne Martin, David C. Post and James P. Schmiedeler, 2014, "The effects of foot geometric properties on the gait of planar bipeds walking under HZD-based control", The International Journal of Robotics Research, 33, (12), pp. 1530-1543
  • Anne Martin, David C. Post and James P. Schmiedeler, 2014, "Design and experimental implementation of a hybrid zero dynamics controller for planar bipeds with curved feet", The International Journal of Robotics Research, 33, (7), pp. 988-1005
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2014, "Predicting human walking gaits with a simple planar model", Journal of Biomechanics, 47, (6), pp. 1416-1421
  • Amy Mitchell and Anne Martin, , "Quantifying the effect of sagittal plane joint angle variability on bipedal fall risk", Public Library of Science ONE

Conference Proceedings

  • Ophelie Herve, Anne Martin and Dario J Villarreal, 2019, "A PID controller approach to explain human ankle biomechanics across walking speeds", Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Berlin, Germany
  • Daniel Williams and Anne Martin, 2019, "Effect of finite-time double support controllers on disturbance rejection for planar bipeds", American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • David Schmitthenner, Samuel Shoemaker and Anne Martin, 2017, "Using a redundant planar hip exoskeleton to reduce human-device interface forces", Proceedings of the 2017 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Tysons Corner, VA
  • Robert D. Gregg and Anne Martin, 2016, "Prosthetic leg control in the nullspace of human interaction", American Control Conference, Boston, MA
  • David Quintero, Anne Martin and Robert D. Gregg, 2015, "Unifying the gait cycle in the control of a powered prosthetic leg", IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Singapore, pp. 289-294
  • Anne Martin and Robert D. Gregg, 2015, "Hybrid invariance and stability of a feedback linearizing controller for powered prostheses", American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 4670-4676
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2012, "The effects of curved foot design parameters on planar biped walking", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Chicago, Illinois, pp. 815-824
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2011, "Experimental validation of a walking model for planar bipeds with curved feet", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, pp. 777-785

Abstracts

  • David Schmitthenner and Anne Martin, 2019, "Effect of foot plate length on foot segment movement", International Society of Biomechanics Meeting
  • Anne Martin, Dell Snook and Joseph P Cusumano, 2019, "Determining the control goal for treadmill walking when belt speed varies", International Society of Biomechanics Meeting
  • Daniel Williams and Anne Martin, 2018, "Gait modification when decreasing double support percentage", 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • David Schmitthenner and Anne Martin, 2018, "Effect of foot plate length on healthy gait", 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Dorothea J. Tsang, Meghan E. Lukac and Anne Martin, 2018, "Long-range correlation in human joint-angle variability during walking", 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Anne Martin and Mukul Talaty, 2017, "Parameterizing joint-level variability during walking for stroke victims", 41th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Anne Martin, Dario J. Villarreal, Kyle R. Embry and Robert D. Gregg, 2016, "Relationship between socket forces and center of pressure location for transfemoral amputees", 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Anne Martin, Dario J. Villarreal and Robert D. Gregg, 2016, "Adding variability to a moderately-complex human walking model", Dynamic Walking Conference
  • Anne Martin, Jeremy D. Smith, Robert D. Gregg and James P. Schmiedeler, 2015, "Determining the sagittal plane function for a model prosthetic foot", 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • David Quintero, Anne Martin and Robert D. Gregg, 2015, "Giving up the finite state machine in the control of lower-limb wearable robots?", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2015 Workshop on Rehabilitation Robotics and Human-Robot Interaction
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2014, "Gait differences when maximizing efficiency versus symmetry with a transtibial amputee model", 7th World Congress of Biomechanics
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2014, "Predicting healthy human and amputee walking gait using ideas from underactuated robot control", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014 Workshop on Human Modeling and Control for Assistive Technologies
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2013, "Matching human walking using a six-link planar model", 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
  • Anne Martin and James P. Schmiedeler, 2013, "Modeling human walking with HZD-based control and impulsive toe-off", Dynamic Walking Conference
  • Anne Martin, David C. Post and James P. Schmiedeler, 2011, "Advances in curved-foot dynamic walking", Dynamic Walking Conference
  • Meghan Lukac, Hannah Luben, Yojana Kanade, Zachary Simmons, Anne Martin and Andrew Geronimo, , "Assessment of wearable sensors for estimation of natural gait speed at home and in the lab", 32nd International Symposium on ALS/MND

Research Projects

  • June 2020 - May 2025, "CAREER: Modeling Human Gait to Optimize Exoskeleton Control and Understand How the Goal Changes across Walking Tasks," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2020 - December 2023, "Collaborative Research: Predicting and Optimizing User Comfort for Lower-limb Exoskeletons: Exploring Mutual Motor Adaption in Human-Machine Interaction," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2019 - June 2022, "Home Telemonitoring of Gait and Fall Risk in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis," (Sponsor: Grace Woodward Grants for Collaborative Research in Engineering and Medicine).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Council, 2021 - 2023

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Special Session: Measuring the Success of Federally Funded Research Projects, American Controls Conference, March 2016 - May 2017
 


 

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