prof. dr. ir. G.J. (Bart) Verkerke

Professor in BioMedical Product Development

Research

Research interests

Prof. Dr. G.J. (Bart) Verkerke (male) is professor in BioMedical Product Development at both the University Medical Center Groningen and University of Twente. He is technical-scientific director of  SPRINT, a Dutch Center of Research Excellence, focusing on mobility of elderly. An important aspect of SPRINT is user and industrial involvement in all projects from the early start. Research interests are biomechanics and the methodical design of medical products, including teamwork± how to work together with many different disciplines in an efficient and effective way. He is also Director of the Groningen Biomedical Engineering master’s curriculum.

He has ample experience in leading large international projects (EU FP7, Eureka). He is member of the working group A2 of EIP-AHA (European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing). He has many industrial contacts, is board member of ESEM (European Society for Engineering and Medicine) and Councilor of the European Alliance of Medical and Biomedical Engineering Societies (EAMBES). He owns 12 patents, realized more than 160 publications, and 40 book chapters, and realized grants for in total 17 M Euro. 

Publications
  1. Evaluation of intuitive trunk and non-intuitive leg sEMG control interfaces as command input for a 2-D Fitts's law style task

    Verros, S., Lucassen, K., Hekman, E. E. G., Bergsma, A., Verkerke, G. J. & Koopman, B. F. J. M., 3-Apr-2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 4, 15 p., 0214645.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. Hybrid K-means, fuzzy C-means, and hierarchical clustering for DNA hepatitis C virus trend mutation analysis

    Al Kindhi, B., Sardjono, T. A., Purnomo, M. H. & Verkerke, G. J., 1-May-2019, In : Expert systems with applications. 121, p. 373-381 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Rapid decrease of cast-induced forces during the treatment of clubfoot using the Ponseti method

    Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Verkerke, G. J. & Maathuis, P. G. M., Dec-2018, In : Bone & joint journal. 100B, 12, p. 1655-1660 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  4. Evaluation of Control Interfaces for Active Trunk Support

    Verros, S., Mahmood, N., Peeters, L., Lobo-Prat, J., Bergsma, A., Hekman, E., Verkerke, G. J. & Koopman, B., Oct-2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 26, 10, p. 1965-1974 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Activities
  1. ISRN Rehabilitation (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

  2. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Health Science (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2009 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

  3. International journal of artificial organs (Journal)

    Gijsbertus Verkerke (Editorial board member)
    2009 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityProfessional

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