Solaiman Shokur

B3 4 225.134 (Campus Biotech bâtiment B3)
Ch. des Mines 9
CH-1202 Genève

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Dr. Solaiman Shokur is a neuroengineer and scientist. He obtained his Ph.D. (2013) and master (2004) at EPFL.He is currently senior scientist at the Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Translational Neuroengineering in Geneva.  
His work involves the development, and validation of new technologies to restore sensory-motor functions for patients with complete paraplegia and upper arm amputation.  
His area of expertise includes virtual reality for rehabilitation, invasive and non-invasive brain-machine interfaces, and haptic devices.   


Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD


Haptic human robot interfaces

This course teaches basic knowledge on haptic devices, force feedback and mechanical man-machine interfaces. Lectures are about 40 %, the rest is hands-on practical work with the "haptic paddle", a complete mechanical device with full laptop control interface. Realization of project in groups of 2.