Past Members



Elizabeth Hassan, PhD, PEng


Liz received her Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.  Her research focus was using multivariate statistical techniques to interpret biological data, including joint kinematics and electrophysiological signals.  As part of the Sachs Lab she was developing a new protocol for motion capture in clinical settings and bench testing new electrode coatings.


Anita Popescu

Anita is a Third Year undergraduate student in the Computer Science program at the University of Ottawa.  She joined the lab in 2016 as a recipient of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) scholarship. She was developing Virtual Reality games to be used by patients in the operating room and was looking at the correlation of the complexity level of 3D virtual tasks alongside reaction time and EEG activity.