Biomedical engineering’s Dustin Tyler discusses research on prosthetics with a sense of touch

Prosthetics with a sense of touch

The Osgood FileDustin Tyler, associate professor of biomedical engineering, discussed his research on a new prosthetic limb with the sense of touch. “The perception of touch actually occurs in the brain, not in the hand itself—so, losing the limb is really just losing the switch that turns that sensation on or off,” he said.