Yves Losier

Senior Teaching Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Head Hall E41


1 506 447 3394

Other titles

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Areas of interest

  • Control Systems of Powered Prostheses
  • Embedded Control Systems
  • Mechatronics
  • Multisensor Data Fusion
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Application of Neural Networks to Control Systems
  • Robotics

Selected publications

Prime, C., Losier, Y., Kuruganti, U., "Clinical Investigation of High-Density Electromyography Data and Pattern Classification Accuracy for Prosthetic Control", JPO Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics, 27(1), pp. 8-14, 2015.

Fougner, A., Stavdahl, Ø., Kyberd, P., Losier, Y., Parker, P., "Control of Upper Limb Prostheses: Terminology and Proportional Myoelectric Control - A Review," IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 20(5), pp. 663-677, 2012.

Kendell, C., Lemaire, E., Losier, Y., Wilson, A., Chan, A., Hudgins, B., “A novel approach to surface electromyography: an exploratory study of electrode-pair selection based on signal characteristics,” Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 9:24, 2012.

Losier, Y., Englehart, K., Hudgins, B., “Evaluation of shoulder complex motion-based input strategies for endpoint prosthetic-limb control using dual-task paradigm,” Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development’s Special Issue on the Control of Powered Upper-Limb Prostheses, 48(6), pp. 669-78, 2011.

Wilson, A., Losier, Y., Parker, P., Lovely, D.F., “A Bus-Based Smart Myoelectric Electrode/Amplifier - System Requirements,” Medical Measurements and Applications’ 2010 Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2011.

Losier, Y., Wilson, A., “Bridging the Gap: Ensuring Communication Bus Standard Compatibility with Current Commercially Available Prosthetic Components,” Proceedings of the Myoelectric Control Symposium ‘11, Fredericton, Canada, 2011.

Losier, Y., Clawson, A., Wilson, A., Scheme, E., Englehart, K., Kyberd, P.J., Hudgins, B., “An Overview of the UNB Hand System,” Proceedings of the Myoelectric Control Symposium ‘11, Fredericton, Canada, 2011.

Losier, Y., Wilson, A., Englehart, K., Hudgins, B., “Evaluation of the Vector Projection Algorithm for Transhumeral Amputation Cases,” The 34th Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2011.

Losier, Y., Wilson, A., “Moving Towards an Open Standard: The UNB Prosthetic Device Communication Protocol,” The 13th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Leipzig, Germany, 2010.