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Vesna Novak

Vesna Novak

Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Room 435D, Engineering Education and Research Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071


  • Diploma Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Ph. D. Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Academic experience:

  • Associate Professor: August 2020 to present, University of Wyoming
  • Assistant Professor: September 2014 to August 2020, University of Wyoming
  • Postdoctoral fellow: May 2012 to August 2014, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Areas of expertise:

Dr. Novak's main research areas are rehabilitation engineering and general human-machine interaction. They are broadly interested in how various machines can obtain information about humans' performance, intentions and emotional states, and how the machines can act on this information to improve human health and general wellbeing. To achieve this goal, Dr. Novak makes use of expertise in sensors, pattern recognition, virtual reality, and robotics; furthermore, they regularly collaborate with colleagues in kinesiology, psychology, and other fields. The main application areas of their research include motor and cognitive rehabilitation, affective computing, and wearable robotics.



Dr. Novak’s up-to-date publication list is available on Google Scholar:


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