NCBL
NCBL

University of Alberta

George Felobes

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 Waveform Generator

Waveform Generator

 Unholtz Dickie Shaker

Unholtz Dickie Shaker

About ME

I am currently an undergraduate student in the mechanical biomedical engineering program (Coop) studying at the University of Alberta. I just finished my second year in the program and I am currently working with Dr. Dennison and Dr. Vette on a research project in the NCB Lab.

Supervisors:

  • Dr. Christopher Dennison
  • Dr. Abert Vette

Research Interests:

  • Injury biomechanics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Renewable energy

 

Projects

The title of my project is: "A wearable technology to monitor whole body vibrations (WBV)". The overarching objective of this project is to develop a wearable technology that measures WBV on the worker, as opposed to the vibrating machinery, and that can be worn during the entire workday. This research will give the University of Alberta the unique opportunity to understand and quantify both WBV dose (science and engineering challenges) and its relationship to injury prevention in the Canadian workforce (industrial hygiene).

I am currently working with a custom made GFT sensor which is a very sensitive tri-axial accelerometer that will be used to measure small frequencies at the Lumber spine. I am developing solid models using SolidWorks to virtually test the system then test it using the Unholtz-Dickie shaker located in the Integrated Reliable Oilsands Systems lab at the Univeristy of Alberta. MATLAB is used to analyze the data collected.

    Awards

    • Undergraduate Academic Scholarship, 2017 
    • Dean’s list first class standing for academic year 2016/17 
    • University of Alberta Centenary award, 2016 
    • University of Alberta Leadership award, 2016 
    • University of Alberta Academic excellence award, 2016 
    • University of Alberta International student award, 2016 
    • University of Alberta Country award, 2016 
    • Tareq Ragab excellence award in A-levels, 2016