Rajiv Ranganathan

Rajiv Ranganathan

Rajiv Ranganathan

Associate Professor

Biography

Dr. Ranganathan is principally a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University.

He studies the biomechanics of human movement, motor learning and control, rehabilitation robotics.
 

https://www.education.msu.edu/search/Formview.aspx?email=rrangana%40msu.edu

Research Area
Education
Ph.D. , Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
M.S., Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
B.E., Electronics & Communication Engineering, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, University of Madras, India 2003
Publications
Aspelund, S., Patel, P., Lee, M. H., Kagerer, F. A., Ranganathan, R., & Mukherjee, R. (2020). Controlling a robotic arm for functional tasks using a wireless head-joystick: A case study of a child with congenital absence of upper and lower limbs. PLoS one, 15(8), e0226052.
Lokesh, R., & Ranganathan, R. (2020). Haptic assistance that restricts the use of redundant solutions is detrimental to motor learning. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 28(6), 1373–1380.
Ranganathan, R., Lee, M. H., Padmanabhan, M. R., Aspelund, S., Kagerer, F. A., & Mukherjee, R. (2019). Age-dependent differences in learning to control a robot arm using a body-machine interface. Scientific Reports, 9(1),1960.
Ranganathan, R., Gebara, R., Andary, M., & Sylvain, J. (2019). Chronic stroke survivors show task-dependent modulation of motor variability during bimanual coordination. Journal of Neurophysiology, 121, 756-763.
Cardis, M., Casadio, M., & Ranganathan, R. (2018). High variability impairs motor learning regardless of whether it affects task performance. Journal of Neurophysiology, 119, 39-48.
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