Jurgen Babirad

Research Associate Professor

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering


  • BA; MSA

Research Interests:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Man Machine Interface
  • Adaptive Automotive Technology
  • Wheeled Mobility and Seating and Positioning

Current Research:

Matching adaptive automotive technology with drivers who have physical disabilities. Collaborate with clinical evaluation sites, adaptive device manufacturers and installers to implement the final delivery of adaptive vehicle modifications for workers with disabilities throughout western New York.

Recent Publications:

RESNA Proceedings June 2010: A comparison and contrast of leading taxonomies of assistive technology services and devices in use by State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies.

RESNA Proceedings June 2011: Effective RT/AT Service Delivery; State of Practice, Quality Indicators and ROI in the Workplace.