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ir. E.E.G. Hekman (Edsko)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Fields of interest

Biomechanics, design, prosthetics, robotics, implants

Biography

After completing the Atheneum I went to Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich, where I obtained a BSc-degree in Liberal Arts and Engineering. From there I went to the Delft University of Technology where I obtained the degree of “Ingenieur” (Master of Science) in 1986. After some years of developing instrumentation for research at the Radboud University of Nijmegen I accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the department of Biomechanical Engineering of the University of Twente.

Expertise

Scoliosis
Equipment And Supplies
Prosthetics
Actuators
Tendons
Needles
Prostheses And Implants
Conceptual Design

Publications

Recent
Moreira, P., van de Steeg, G., Krabben, T., Zandman, J., Hekman, E. E. G., van der Heijden, F., ... Misra, S. (2017). The MIRIAM Robot: A Novel Robotic System for MR-Guided Needle Insertion in the Prostate. Journal of medical robotics research, 2(4), [1750006]. DOI: 10.1142/S2424905X17500064
Giesberts, B., Ennion, L., Hjelmstrom, O., Karma, A., Lechler, K., Hekman, E., & Bergsma, A. (2017). The modular socket system in a rural setting in Indonesia. Prosthetics and orthotics international. DOI: 10.1177/0309364617741917
Giesberts, R. B., Steen, van der, M., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P., Besselaar, A., & Verkerke, G. J. (2017). Length of the casting phase in the treatment of clubfoot. 654. Poster session presented at XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
Giesberts, R. B., Ennion, L., Hjelmström, O., Lechler, K., Hekman, E. E. G., & Bergsma, A. (2017). The Modular Socket System as Rural Solution in Indonesia. Poster session presented at XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P., & Verkerke, G. J. (2017). Temperature changes in serial casting in the treatment of clubfoot. Poster session presented at XXVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, ISB 2017, Brisbane, Australia.
Leemans, M., van den Alphen, M. J. A., van den Brekel, M. W. M., & Hekman, E. E. G. (2017). Analysis of tracheostoma morphology. Acta oto-laryngologica, 137(9), 997-1001. DOI: 10.1080/00016489.2017.1306880
Giesberts, R. B., Hekman, E. E. G., Maathuis, P. G. M., & Verkerke, G. J. (2017). Quantifying the Ponseti Method. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 66, 45-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.10.021
Sikorski, J., Dawson, I., Denasi, A., Hekman, E. E. G., & Misra, S. (2017). Introducing BigMag – A novel system for 3D magnetic actuation of flexible surgical manipulators. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (pp. -). Singapore.
Other Contributions

Patents

  • M. Wessels, E.E.G. Hekman, G.J.Verkerke: Implantation System for Treatment of a Defective Curvature of the Spinal Column. Ref. No: WO 2013/172700 A1, Year: 11/2013
  • S.M.Behrens, H.F.J.M.Koopman, R.Carloni, E.E.G. Hekman, S.Stramigioli, R.Unal, P.H.Veltink: A PROSTHETIC OR ORTHOTIC DEVICE. Ref. No: WO2012177125 (A1), Year: 12/2012
  • G.J.Verkerke, R.Kuijer, M.Vander Werf, E.E.G. Hekman, R.W.Langius, J.S.Rietman, S.K.Bulstra: ORTHOSIS FOR A HUMAN LEG. Ref. No: WO2010140887 (A1), Year: 12/2010
  • A.H.A.Stienen, E.E.G. Hekman, H.VanderKooij: FRICTION FORCE CONTROL DEVICE. Ref. No: WO2008043509 (A1), Year: 04/2008
  • A.H.A.Stienen, E.E.G. Hekman, H.VanderKooij: ORTHESIS. Ref. No: WO2008043508 (A1), Year: 04/2008
  • J.C.Cool, E.E.G. Hekman, F.L.S.TeRiele: Prosthesis or orthesis for a member of a human body. Ref. No: WO03013401 (A1), Year: 02/2003
  • A.A.M.Aalsma, E.E.G. Hekman, H.J.Grootenboer, J.W.J.Stapert: DEVICE FOR MOVING TWO OBJECTS RELATIVE TO EACH OTHER. Ref. No: WO9827885 (A1), Year: 07/1998

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Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21), room W 108
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring  W 108
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands