Scuola superiore sant'anna

Allievo Perfezionando

Leonard frederik Engels


Research Interests

I am working to combine insights from Neuroscience and the possibilities of current technologies to provide relevant sensory feedback to users of hand prostheses.



2016 - now    PhD Student at the Artificial Hands Area, The Biorobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

2014 - 2016  Master of Science in Neuroscience, Georg August Universität Göttingen, Germany

2011 - 2014  Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Universität zu Köln, Germany

M. Markovic*, M. A. Schweisfurth*, L. F. Engels, T. Bentz, D. Wüstefeld, D. Farina and S. Dosen, "The clinical relevance of advanced artificial feedback in the control of a multi-functional myoelectric prosthesis", J. Neuroeng. Rehabil. 2018; 15:28.  doi

M. D’Alonzo*, L. F. Engels*, M. Controzzi, and C. Cipriani 2017, "Electro-cutaneous stimulation on the palm elicits referred sensations on intact but not on amputated digits" J. Neural Eng. 2018;15:16003.  doi
*These authors contributed equally to this work.

M. Marković, L. F. Engels, M. Schweisfurth, S. Došen, D. Wüstefeld, and D. Farina, “Does Sensory Feedback in Prosthetic Hands Provide Functional Benefits in Daily Activities of Amputees?,in Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR2016), October 18-21, 2016, Segovia, Spain, J. Ibáñez, J. González-Vargas, J. M. Azorín, M. Akay, and J. L. Pons, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp. 589–593.   doi

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Istituto di Biorobotica