Eva Swinnen

Eva Swinnen (°1982) obtained her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2014 (title: Neurological gait rehabilitation: the influence of gait speed, body weight support and robot-assistance). Currently, she works as a professor neurological rehabilitation and rehabilitation technology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Research Group Rehabilitation Research (RERE). The focus of her research is on rehabilitation with the use of robotics and technology (exoskeletons, virtual reality, gaming, tDCS …) in central neurological patients.

She is board member of the Belgium Society for Neurorehabilitation and the Society of Movement Analysis Laboratories in the Low Lands, steering group member of the Brussels Human Robotics Research Center, and co-director of the Center for Neurosciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.