Professor Laurence Kenney PhD BSc CSci MIPEM – Chairman NSC – University of Salford

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Professor Laurence Kenney PhD BSc CSci MIPEM

After graduating in mechanical engineering from the University of Salford, Laurence studied for a PhD in engineering design. Since the mid-1990s he has worked in the area of rehabilitation engineering, with a focus on prosthetics and functional electrical stimulation systems. His research has contributed to the design of two regulatory-approved functional electrical stimulation devices, as well as the development of novel outcome measures based on the use of wearable sensors. Professor Kenney now co-leads the research group in Rehabilitation Technologies and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Salford.  He joined the INSPIRE’s National Scientific Committee in March 2016 and became its Chairman in September 2018.