Niklas Schäfer

Niklas Schäfer M.Sc.


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Research Interests

  • Assistance systems for human locomotion
  • Adaptive control schemes for human-robot interaction
  • Wearable human-machine interfaces
  • Haptic feedback for sensory substitution and augmentation

Short Biography

Niklas Schäfer received his M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Technische Universität Darmstadt in 2018. He started his PhD in the Measurement and Sensor Technology Group at Technische Universität Darmstadt in November 2018.

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  • Seamless integration of assistance systems for natural locomotion of humans LokoAssist (2022 – 2024), funded through a Research Training Group (GRK 2761) by the German Research Foundation (DFG), grant no. 450821862.
  • Self-Other Discrimination – a Prerequisite of Man-Robot Cooperation? (2018 – 2021), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), grant no. 402740893