Eric Michael Schearer, Ph.D., P.E.
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Mechanical Engineering
 Office: FH 104K
 Phone: 216-687-6901
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. FH 104K, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
wearable robotics, neural engineering, disability community engagement, spinal cord injury, biomechanics
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2014
M.S., Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Notre Dame, 2002
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2002
Brief Bio:
Eric Schearer is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Cleveland State University.  As a member of the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center he works to bring robotic intelligence to neuroprosthetic devices to reanimate the arms of people with spinal cord injuries.

Prior to his academic career, Eric was an engineering consultant with Exponent, Inc. where he investigated failures of engineering systems ranging from amusement park rides to eyelash curlers.  He also served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force working as a computational design and analysis engineer.
Honors and Awards:
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Professional Affiliations:
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society