• 228 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
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Area of Expertise

Dr. Bugnariu’s expertise and research interests are in age-related changes in systems involved in postural control, balance rehabilitation and falls prevention, sensory integration, balance and development of motor function in neuro-typical and children with autism spectrum disorders, and virtual reality and robotic technologies as evaluation and rehabilitation tools. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Texas Medical Research Collaborative Consortium (TXMRC).

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Neuroscience, University of Ottawa

BS in Physical Therapy, University of Ottawa

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Projects 2010 2020

Research Output 2006 2019

  • 228 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 12 Conference contribution
  • 9 Article
  • 2 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)
Motor Skills Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Motor Skills
Child Development

Head-Eye Coordination of Humanoid Robot with Potential Controller

Wijayasinghe, I. B., Das, S. K., Miller, H. L., Bugnariu, N. & Popa, D. O., 15 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications. 94, 1, p. 15-27 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropomorphic robots
Eye movements
3 Citations (Scopus)

Aging-related limit of exercise efficacy on motor decline

Arnold, J. C., Cantu, M. A., Kasanga, E. A., Nejtek, V. A., Papa, E. V., Bugnariu, N. & Salvatore, M. F., Nov 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 11, e0188538.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aging of materials
Substantia Nigra
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a novel visuomotor integration paradigm by integrating a virtual environment with mobile eye-tracking and motion-capture systems

Miller, H. L., Bugnariu, N., Patterson, R. M., Wijayasinghe, I. & Popa, D. O., 10 Aug 2017, 2017 International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation, ICVR 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8007481. (International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation, ICVR; vol. 2017-June).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Virtual reality

Service-learning enhances physical therapy students' ability to examine fall risk in older adults

Nordon-Craft, A., Schwarz, B. L. B., Kowalewski, V., Hartos, J. L., Severance, J. J. & Bugnariu, N., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Allied Health. 46, 3, p. e51-e58

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle