Works (49)

2021 journal article

A Tube-Based Model Predictive Control Method to Regulate a Knee Joint With Functional Electrical Stimulation and Electric Motor Assist

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, 9, 1–12.

By: X. Bao, Z. Sheng, B. Dicianno & N. Sharma

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2021 journal article

Evaluation of Non-Invasive Ankle Joint Effort Prediction Methods for Use in Neurorehabilitation Using Electromyography and Ultrasound Imaging

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 68(3), 1044–1055.

By: Q. Zhang, A. Iyer, K. Kim & N. Sharma

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 22, 2021

2021 journal article

Switched control of an N-degree-of-freedom input delayed wearable robotic system

AUTOMATICA, 125.

By: Z. Sheng, Z. Sun, V. Molazadeh & N. Sharma

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 17, 2021

2020 journal article

Prediction of Ankle Dorsiflexion Moment by Combined Ultrasound Sonography and Electromyography

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, 28(1), 318–327.

By: Q. Zhang, K. Kim & N. Sharma

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 3, 2020

2020 journal article

Quantitative Assessment of Changes in Muscle Contractility Due to Fatigue During NMES: An Ultrasound Imaging Approach

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 67(3), 832–841.

By: Z. Sheng, N. Sharma & K. Kim

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2020 article

Ultra-High-Frame-Rate Ultrasound Monitoring of Muscle Contractility Changes Due to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.

By: Z. Sheng, N. Sharma & K. Kim

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Using Person-Specific Muscle Fatigue Characteristics to Optimally Allocate Control in a Hybrid Exoskeleton—Preliminary Results

IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, 2(2), 226–235.

By: X. Bao, V. Molazadeh, A. Dodson, B. Dicianno & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2019 journal article

Sub-optimally solving actuator redundancy in a hybrid neuroprosthetic system with a multi-layer neural network structure

International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 3(3), 298–313.

By: X. Bao, Z. Mao, P. Munro, Z. Sun & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2019 journal article

Ultrasound Tracking of the Acoustically Actuated Microswimmer

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 66(11), 3231–3237.

By: Q. Chen, F. Liu, Z. Xiao, N. Sharma, S. Cho & K. Kim

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2018 journal article

Model-Based Dynamic Control Allocation in a Hybrid Neuroprosthesis

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 26(1), 224–232.

By: N. Kirsch, X. Bao, N. Alibeji, B. Dicianno & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2017 journal article

A Modified Dynamic Surface Controller for Delayed Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 22(4), 1755–1764.

By: N. Alibeji, N. Kirsch, B. Dicianno & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2017 journal article

A Nonlinear Dynamics-Based Estimator for Functional Electrical Stimulation: Preliminary Results From Lower-Leg Extension Experiments

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(12), 2365–2374.

By: M. Allen, Q. Zhong, N. Kirsch, A. Dani, W. Clark & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2017 journal article

A PID-Type Robust Input Delay Compensation Method for Uncertain Euler–Lagrange Systems

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 25(6), 2235–2242.

By: N. Alibeji & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2017 journal article

Bilateral control of functional electrical stimulation and robotics-based telerehabilitation

International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 1(1), 6–18.

By: N. Alibeji, B. Dicianno & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

A discrete-time nonlinear estimator for an orthosis-aided gait

ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014, 1.

By: A. Dani & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

A semi-active hybrid neuroprosthesis for restoring lower limb function in paraplegics

2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014, 2557–2560.

By: N. Kirsch, N. Alibeji, L. Fisher, C. Gregory & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

A state synchronization controller for functional electrical stimulation-based telerehabilitation

ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014, 3.

By: N. Alibeji, N. Kirsch, A. Sethi & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 journal article

Dynamic optimization of FES and orthosis-based walking using simple models

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 22(1), 114–126.

By: N. Sharma, V. Mushahwar & R. Stein

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

Model predictive control-based dynamic control allocation in a hybrid neuroprosthesis

ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014, 3.

By: N. Kirsch, N. Alibeji & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2014 conference paper

Nonlinear estimation of gait kinematics during functional electrical stimulation and orthosis-based walking

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 4778–4783.

By: N. Sharma & A. Dani

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2013 journal article

Adaptive inverse optimal neuromuscular electrical stimulation

IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 43(6), 1710–1718.

By: Q. Wang, N. Sharma, M. Johnson, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2013 conference paper

Control of functional electrical stimulation in the presence of electromechanical and communication delays

International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, NER, 299–302.

By: N. Alibeji, N. Kirsch & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2013 conference paper

Optimized control of different actuation strategies for FES and orthosis aided gait

ASME 2013 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2013, 1.

By: N. Kirsch, N. Alibeji & N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2013 journal article

Saturated control of an uncertain nonlinear system with input delay

Automatica, 49(6), 1741–1747.

By: N. Fischer, A. Dani, N. Sharma & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 conference paper

A predictor-based compensation for electromechanical delay during neuromuscular electrical stimulation-II

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 5604–5609.

By: N. Sharma

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 journal article

Closed-loop neural network-based NMES control for human limb tracking

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 20(3), 712–725.

By: N. Sharma, C. Gregory, M. Johnson & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 conference paper

Gait planning and double support phase model for functional electrical stimulation-based walking

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 1904–1907.

By: N. Sharma & R. Stein

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 journal article

Gait planning and double support phase model for functional electrical stimulation-based walking.

Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, 2012, 1904–1907.

By: N. Sharma & R. Stein

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 conference paper

RISE-based control of an uncertain nonlinear system with time-varying state delays

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 3502–3507.

By: N. Fischer, R. Kamalapurkar, N. Sharma & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2012 journal article

Rise-based adaptive control of a control affine uncertain nonlinear system with unknown state delays

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 57(1), 255–259.

By: N. Sharma, S. Bhasin, Q. Wang & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 journal article

A novel modulation strategy to increase stimulation duration in neuromuscular electrical stimulation

Muscle and Nerve, 44(3), 382–387.

By: R. Downey, M. Bellman, N. Sharma, Q. Wang, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 journal article

Asymptotic tracking by a reinforcement learning-based adaptive critic controller

Journal of Control Theory and Applications, 9(3), 400–409.

By: S. Bhasin, N. Sharma, P. Patre & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 conference paper

Optimal trajectory planning for a constrained functional electrical stimulation-based human walking

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 603–607.

By: N. Sharma & R. Stein

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 journal article

Optimal trajectory planning for a constrained functional electrical stimulation-based human walking.

Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, 2011, 603–607.

By: N. Sharma & R. Stein

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 journal article

Predictor-based compensation for electromechanical delay during neuromuscular electrical stimulation

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 19(6), 601–611.

By: N. Sharma, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 journal article

Predictor-based control for an uncertain EulerLagrange system with input delay

Automatica, 47(11), 2332–2342.

By: N. Sharma, S. Bhasin, Q. Wang & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2011 conference paper

Saturated control of an uncertain Euler-Lagrange system with input delay

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 7587–7592.

By: N. Fischer, A. Dani, N. Sharma & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

Adaptive inverse optimal neuromuscular electrical stimulation

IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control - Proceedings, 1287–1292.

By: Q. Wang, N. Sharma, M. Johnson & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

Asymptotic optimal control of neuromuscular electrical stimulation

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 839–844.

By: Q. Wang, N. Sharma, M. Johnson & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

Nonlinear control of NMES: Incorporating fatigue and calcium dynamics

Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference 2009, DSCC2009, (PART A), 705–712.

By: N. Sharma, P. Patre, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

Predictor-based control for an uncertain Euler-Lagrange system with input delay

Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010, 1422–1427.

By: N. Sharma, S. Bhasin, Q. Wang & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

RISE-based adaptive control of an uncertain nonlinear system with unknown state delays

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 1773–1778.

By: N. Sharma, S. Bhasin, Q. Wang & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2010 conference paper

Robust asymptotic tracking of a class of nonlinear systems using an adaptive critic based controller

Proceedings of the 2010 American Control Conference, ACC 2010, 3223–3228.

By: S. Bhasin, N. Sharma, P. Patre & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2009 journal article

Nonlinear neuromuscular electrical stimulation tracking control of a human limb

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 17(6), 576–584.

By: N. Sharma, K. Stegath, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2008 journal article

Comparing the force- and excursion-frequency relationships in human skeletal muscle

Muscle and Nerve, 38(6), 1627–1629.

By: C. Gregory, C. Bickel, N. Sharma & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2008 conference paper

Experimental demonstration of rise-based NMES of human quadriceps muscle

2007 IEEE/NIH Life Science Systems and Applications Workshop, LISA, 43–46.

By: K. Stegath, N. Sharma, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2008 conference paper

Modified neural network-based electrical stimulation for human limb tracking

IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control - Proceedings, 1320–1325.

By: N. Sharma, C. Gregory, M. Johnson & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2008 conference paper

Nonlinear tracking control of a human limb via neuromuscular electrical stimulation

Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 1941–1946.

By: K. Stegath, N. Sharma, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

2007 conference paper

An extremum seeking method for non-isometric neuromuscular electrical stimulation

Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2528–2532.

By: K. Stegath, N. Sharma, C. Gregory & W. Dixon

Source: ORCID
Added: August 12, 2021

Employment

2019 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering

2012 - 2019

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, US
Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

2010 - 2012

University of Alberta Faculty of Science Edmonton, AB, CA
Postdoctoral Fellow Physiology

Education

2006 - 2010

University of Florida Gainesville, FL, US
PhD/Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

2006 - 2008

University of Florida Gainesville, FL, US
M.S. Mechanical Engineering PhD

2000 - 2004

Thapar University Patiala, Punjab, IN
B.E. Industrial Engineering Industrial Engineering

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2018
Coordinating Electrical Stimulation and Motor Assist in a Hybrid Neuroprosthesis Using Control Strategies Inspired by Human Motor Control
National Science Foundation - Directorate for Engineering
grant July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Design of Optimal Walking Trajectories to Restore Safe and Metabolically Efficient Movement in Mobility-impaired Persons
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions