In the Human Movement Performance Laboratory at UNTHSC, she conducts studies using human robot interactions and virtual reality technology. Using the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment Network (CAREN) system, Dr. Bugnariu investigates hypotheses related to the control of balance and gait and functional movements. She also utilizes the system to develop new rehabilitation protocols.
Dr. Bugnariu collaborates with a diverse team of researchers and clinicians, including electrical engineers, robotics engineers, audiologists, physicians and biomedical scientists from numerous universities, hospitals and industry partners.
- Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Research, School of Health Professions, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas