Faculty Associates

Satyajit Ambike

Contact Information
Email: sambike@purdue.edu
Office: LAMB 110B Map
Phone: 765-496-0567
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology

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Education


PhD Ohio State University Mechanical Engineering 2012

Research Interests


Movement in biological systems. Focuses on age-related changes in human prehensile behavior and on human locomotion. Interested in (a) quantifying manual dexterity, (b) in measuring and modeling mechanics at the fingertip-object interface, and the (c) control of movement stability to facilitate adaptive movements.

Teaching Interests


Biomechanics of sports; Computational methods for movement analyses; Matlab programming for behavior scientists

Selected Publications


Tillman M, Ambike S, 2018, "Expectation of movement generates contrasting changes in multifinger synergies in young and older adults" , Exp Brain Res, , 263:2765-2780

Tillman M, Ambike S, 2018, "Cue-induced changes in the stability of finger force-production tasks revealed by the uncontrolled manifold analysis", J Neurophysiol, 119:21-32

Ambike S, Mattos D, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML, 2018, "Systemic, Unintended Drifts in the Cyclic Force Produced With the Fingertips" , Mot Control, 22:82-99

Singh T, & Ambike S, 2017, "A soft-contact model for computing safety margins in human prehension", Hum Mov Sci, 55:307-314

Ambike S, Mattos D, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML, 2016, "Unsteady steady states: Central causes of unintentional force drifts", Exp Brain Res, 234:3597-3611

Parsa B, Ambike S, Terekhov A, Zatsiorsky VM, Latash ML, 2016, "Analytical Inverse Optimization in Two-Hand Prehensile Tasks", J Mot Behav, 48:424-432

Ambike S, Mattos D, Zatsiorsky VM, & Latash ML, 2016, "Synergies in the space of control variables within the equilibrium-point hypothesis", Neurosci, 315:150-161

Jo HJ, Ambike S, Lewis MM, Huang X, & Latash ML, 2016, "Finger force changes in the absence of visual feedback in patients with Parkinson's disease", Clin Neurophysiol, 127:684-692, doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2015.05.023

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