Max Jair Ortiz Catalan

Professor at Systems and control

Prof. Max Ortiz Catalán, PhD, is the Professor of Bionics at the Deparment of Electrical Engineering. He is also the Founder and Director of the Center for Bionics and Pain Research (@CBPR.se), a multidisciplinary collaboration between Chalmers University of Technolgy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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2021

Engineering and surgical advancements enable more cognitively integrated bionic arms

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Science Robotics. Vol. 6 (58)
Review article
2021

Neurophysiological models of phantom limb pain: what can be learnt

Giovanni DI Pino, Valeria Piombino, Massimiliano Carassiti et al
Minerva anestesiologica. Vol. 87 (4), p. 481-487
Review article
2021

The rubber hand illusion is a fallible method to study ownership of prosthetic limbs

Jan Zbinden, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Scientific Reports. Vol. 11 (1)
Journal article
2021

Real‐time and offline evaluation of myoelectric pattern recognition for the decoding of hand movements

Sara Abbaspour, Autumn Naber, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan et al
Sensors. Vol. 21 (16)
Journal article
2020

Systematic review of textile-based electrodes for long-term and continuous surface electromyography recording

Li Guo, Leif Sandsjo, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan et al
Textile Research Journal. Vol. 90 (2), p. 227-244
Review article
2020

Neuromusculoskeletal Arm Prostheses: Personal and Social Implications of Living With an Intimately Integrated Bionic Arm

Alexandra Middleton, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Frontiers in Neurorobotics. Vol. 14
Journal article
2020

Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Enzo Mastinu, Charles M. Greenspon et al
Cell Reports. Vol. 33 (12)
Journal article
2020

Loads at the implant-prosthesis interface during free and aided ambulation in osseointegrated transfemoral prostheses

Alexander Thesleff, Eva Häggström, Roy Tranberg et al
IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics. Vol. 2 (3), p. 497-505
Journal article
2020

Out of the clinic, into the home: The in-home use of phantom motor execution aided by machine learning and augmented reality for the treatment of phantom limb pain

Eva Lendaro, Alexandra Middleton, Shannon Brown et al
Journal of Pain Research. Vol. 13, p. 195-209
Journal article
2020

Ultrasound-powered tiny neural stimulators

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
NATURE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. Vol. 4 (2), p. 144-145
Journal article
2020

Assessment of an automatic prosthetic elbow control strategy using residual limb motion for transhumeral amputated individuals with socket or osseointegrated prostheses

M. Merad, Etienne de Montalivet, Mathilde Legrand et al
IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics. Vol. 2 (1), p. 38-49
Journal article
2020

Neural feedback strategies to improve grasping coordination in neuromusculoskeletal prostheses

Enzo Mastinu, Leonard F. Engels, F. Clemente et al
Scientific Reports. Vol. 10 (1)
Journal article
2020

Self-contained neuromusculoskeletal arm prostheses

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Enzo Mastinu, Paolo Sassu et al
New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 382 (18), p. 1732-1738
Journal article
2019

Supervision of M.Sc. theses using the writing of a scientific article as a framework to increase efficiency and quality of research outcomes

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Alexandra Middleton, Magnus Gustafsson
2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), p. 1436-1439
Paper in proceeding
2019

Grip control and motor coordination with implanted and surface electrodes while grasping with an osseointegrated prosthetic hand

Enzo Mastinu, Francesco Clemente, Paolo Sassu et al
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
Journal article
2019

Safety of long-term electrical peripheral nerve stimulation: review of the state of the art

Clara Günter, Jean Delbeke, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. Vol. 16 (1)
Review article
2019

Alpha Oscillation in Phantom Limb Pain Patients: A Neuropathic Pain Signature

Eva Lendaro, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Conference poster
2019

Patterned Stimulation of Peripheral Nerves Produces Natural Sensations With Regards to Location but Not Quality

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Johan Wessberg, Enzo Mastinu et al
IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics. Vol. 1 (3), p. 199-203
Journal article
2019

Stationary wavelet processing and data imputing in myoelectric pattern recognition on a low-cost embedded system

Autumn Naber, Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics. Vol. 1 (4), p. 256-266
Journal article
2019

Seamless Integrated Textrode-Band for Real-time Lower Limb Movements Classification to Facilitate Self-Administrated Phantom Limb Pain Treatment

Eva Lendaro, Li Guo, Maria Jose Munoz Novoa et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS (July), p. 1753-1756
Paper in proceeding
2018

Load exposure of osseointegrated implants for transfemoral limb prosthesis during running

Alexander Thesleff, Sofie Ludvigsson, Emilia Ohr et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2018-July, p. 1743-1746
Paper in proceeding
2018

Improved Prosthetic Control Based on Myoelectric Pattern Recognition via Wavelet-Based De-Noising

Julian Maier, Adam Naber, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. Vol. 26 (2), p. 506-514
Journal article
2018

Biomechanical Characterisation of Bone-anchored Implant Systems for Amputation Limb Prostheses: A Systematic Review

Alexander Thesleff, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
Annals of Biomedical Engineering. Vol. 46 (3), p. 377-391
Review article
2018

Differential Activation of Biceps Brachii Muscle Compartments for Human-Machine Interfacing

Eva Lendaro, Simon Nilsson, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2018-July, p. 4705-4709
Paper in proceeding
2018

An Alternative Myoelectric Pattern Recognition Approach for the Control of Hand Prostheses: A Case Study of Use in Daily Life by a Dysmelia Subject

Enzo Mastinu, Johan Ahlberg, Eva Lendaro et al
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine. Vol. 6
Journal article
2018

Restoration of somatosensory perception via electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Clinical Neurophysiology. Vol. 129 (4), p. 845-846
Other text in scientific journal
2018

Case studies in neuroscience: Sensations elicited and discrimination ability from nerve cuff stimulation in an amputee over time

Rochelle Ackerley, Helena Backlund Wasling, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan et al
Journal of Neurophysiology. Vol. 120 (1), p. 291-295
Journal article
2018

Crosstalk Reduction in Epimysial EMG Recordings from Transhumeral Amputees with Principal Component Analysis

A. Matran-Fernandez, Enzo Mastinu, R. Poli et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2018-July, p. 2124-2127
Paper in proceeding
2018

Myoelectric signals and pattern recognition from implanted electrodes in two TMR subjects with an osseointegrated communication interface

Enzo Mastinu, Rickard Brånemark, Oskar C. Aszmann et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. Vol. 2018-July, p. 5174-5177
Paper in proceeding
2018

Universal, Open Source, Myoelectric Interface for Assistive Devices

Adam Naber, Yiannis Karayiannidis, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
International Conference on Control Automation Robotics and Vision, p. 1585-1589
Paper in proceeding
2018

Restoring Natural Forearm Rotation in Transradial Osseointegrated Amputees

Irene Boni, Jason Millenaar, Marco Controzzi et al
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. Vol. 26 (12), p. 2333-2341
Journal article
2017

Real-time classification of non-weight bearing lower-limb movements using EMG to facilitate phantom motor execution: Engineering and case study application on phantom limb pain

Eva Lendaro, Enzo Mastinu, Bo Håkansson et al
Frontiers in Neurology. Vol. 8 (SEP), p. Article number 470-
Journal article
2017

Phantom Motor Execution as a strategy to treat Phantom Limb Pain: A case study on a lower limb sufferer.

Eva Lendaro, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Phantom Motor Execution as a strategy to treat Phantom Limb Pain: A case study on a lower limb sufferer., 6th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG), June 15-18, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Conference poster
2017

Embedded System for Prosthetic Control Using Implanted Neuromuscular Interfaces Accessed Via an Osseointegrated Implant

Enzo Mastinu, P. Doguet, Y. Botquin et al
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems. Vol. 11 (4), p. 867-877
Journal article
2017

Low-cost, open source bioelectric signal acquisition system

Enzo Mastinu, Bo Håkansson, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
14th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, p. 19-22
Paper in proceeding
2017

Evaluation of Computer-Based Target Achievement Tests for Myoelectric Control

Jacob Gusman, Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine. Vol. 5
Journal article
2017

Classification complexity in myoelectric pattern recognition

Niclas Nilsson, Bo Håkansson, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. Vol. 14 (1), p. Article no. 68 -
Journal article
2017

Phantom motor execution in the lower limb aided by myoelectric pattern recognition and virtual reality: A case study on a chronic phantom limb pain sufferer.

Eva Lendaro, Ingrid Rignér, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
XVI World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Cape Town 8-11 May 2017, p. 195-
Conference poster
2017

Neuroengineering: Deciphering neural drive

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Nature Biomedical Engineering. Vol. 1 (2)
Other text in scientific journal
2017

Touch and Hearing Mediate Osseoperception

F. Clemente, Bo Håkansson, C. Cipriani et al
Scientific Reports. Vol. 7, p. 45363-
Journal article
2016

Digital Controller for Artificial Limbs fed by Implanted Neuromuscular Interfaces via Osseointegration

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson
Trent International Prosthetic Symposium 2016
Other conference contribution
2016

Digital Controller for Artificial Limbs fed by Implanted Neuromuscular Interfaces via Osseointegration

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson
38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), p. 1-
Paper in proceeding
2016

The Bionic Human Arm - Fact or Fiction in 2016?

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Örjan Berlin, Rickard Brånemark
11th The Asia Pacific Musculoakeletal Tumour Society Meeting (APMSTS), Singapore, 21-23 Apr 2016.
Other conference contribution
2016

Estimates of Classification Complexity for Myoelectric Pattern Recognition

Niclas Nilsson, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Vol. 0, p. 2682-2687
Paper in proceeding
2016

Intarsia-sensorized band and textrodes for real-time myoelectric pattern recognition

Stephen H. Brown, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, J. Petersson et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 6074-6077
Paper in proceeding
2016

Phantom motor execution facilitated by machine learning and augmented reality as treatment for phantom limb pain: a single group, clinical trial in patients with chronic intractable phantom limb pain

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rannveig Asa Gudmundsdottir, Morten B. Kristoffersen et al
The Lancet. Vol. 388 (10062), p. 2885-2894
Journal article
2016

Classification of non-weight bearing lower limb movements: Towards a potential treatment for phantom limb pain based on myoelectric pattern recognition

Eva Lendaro, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 5457-5460
Paper in proceeding
2016

Combining two open source tools for neural computation (BioPatRec and Netlab) improves movement classification for prosthetic control

Cosima Prahm, Korbinian Eckstein, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan et al
BMC Research Notes. Vol. 9 (1)
Journal article
2016

The Bionic Human Arm – fact or fiction in 2016?

Örjan Berlin, Rickard Brånemark, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Nordic Orthopaedic Federation Congress, Linköping, Sweden, April 27-29, 2016.
Other conference contribution
2015

Analog Front-Ends comparison: on the way to a portable, lowpower and low-cost EMG controller based on Pattern Recognition

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 2111-2114
Paper in proceeding
2015

Cardinality as a highly descriptive feature in myoelectric pattern recognition for decoding motor volition

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Frontiers in Neuroscience. Vol. 9 (OCT)
Journal article
2015

Promotion of Motor Execution via Myoelectric Pattern Recognition and Augmented/Virtual Reality as a Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rannveig Asa Gudmundsdottir, Morten B. Kristoffersen et al
9th Congress of the European Federation of Pain (EFIC), Vienna, Austria, Sept 2-5, 2015.
Other conference contribution
2015

Outcome measures following implanted electrodes in an osseointegrated trans-humeral patient

Kerstin Caine-Winterberger, Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark
XV World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). Vol. Jun 22-25, 2015, Lyon, France.
Other conference contribution
2015

Offline Accuracy: A Potentially Misleading Metric in Myoelectric Pattern Recognition for Prosthetic Control

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rouhani Rouhani, Rickard Brånemark et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 1140-1143
Paper in proceeding
2015

An osseointegrated human-machine gateway for long-term sensory feedback and motor control of the artificial limbs; a patient`s perspective.

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark
6th international conference advances in orthopaedic osseointegration, Las Vegas, NV, USA 26-27 mars.
Other conference contribution
2014

Towards Natural Control of Artificial Limbs

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan
Doctoral thesis
2014

Real-Time and Simultaneous Control of Artificial Limbs Based on Pattern Recognition Algorithms

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Brånemark
IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vol. 22 (4), p. 756-764
Journal article
2014

An osseointegrated human-machine gateway for long-term sensory feedback and motor control of artificial limbs

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Brånemark
Science Translational Medicine. Vol. 6 (257), p. Art. no. 257re6-
Journal article
2014

Virtual Reality

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, S. Nijenhuis, K. Ambrosch et al
Biosystems and Biorobotics, p. 249-265
Book chapter
2014

Treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) based on augmented reality and gaming controlled by myoelectric pattern recognition: a case study of a chronic PLP patient

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Nichlas Sander, Morten B. Kristoffersen et al
Frontiers in Neuroscience. Vol. 8 (8 FEB), p. 24-
Journal article
2013

Evaluation of Classifier Topologies for the Real-time Classification of Simultaneous Limb motions

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 6651-6654
Paper in proceeding
2013

A permanent bidirectional interface for the natural control of artificial limbs.

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark
XIV World Congress of the international society for prosthetics and orthotics (ISPO), Feb 4-7, Hyderabad, India
Other conference contribution
2013

Real-time classification of simultaneous hand and wrist motions using Artificial Neural Networks with variable threshold outputs

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Brånemark
Proceedings of the XXXIV International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN). Amsterdam, May 15-16, 2013
Paper in proceeding
2013

BioPatRec: A modular research platform for prosthetic control algorithms based on bioelectric pattern recognation.

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark
XIV World Congress of the international society for prosthetics and orthotics (ISPO), feb 4-7, Hyderabad, India
Other conference contribution
2013

BioPatRec: A modular research platform for the control of artificial limbs based on pattern recognition algorithms

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson
Source Code for Biology and Medicine. Vol. 8, p. Article number 11-
Journal article
2013

Effect on signal-to-noise ratio of splitting the continuous contacts of cuff electrodes into smaller recording areas

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Jorge Marin-Millan, Jean Delbeke et al
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. Vol. 10 (1), p. 22-
Journal article
2013

Multi-layer perceptron training algorithms for pattern recognition of myoelectric signals

L.M.D. Khong, T.J. Gale, D. Jiang et al
BMEiCON 2013 - 6th Biomedical Engineering International Conference
Paper in proceeding
2012

Biologically inspired algorithms applied to prosthetic control

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson
BioMed 2012 , February 15 – 17, 2012, Innsbruck, Austria (track 764), p. 035-
Paper in proceeding
2012

On the viability of implantable electrodes for the natural control of artificial limbs: Review and discussion

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
BioMedical Engineering Online. Vol. 11 (33)
Review article

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Showing 7 research projects

2021–2024

Highly integrated bionic prostheses

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2019–2020

Highly integrated bionic arm: Clinical implementation

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
Promobilia foundation

2018–2020

Neural control of bionic legs

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
VINNOVA

2017–2018

Neurally controlled robotic leg prostheses

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
VINNOVA

2016–2018

Neuromotos: En innovativ neuroplastisk behandling av fantomsmärtor

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
VINNOVA

2016–2017

Novel technology to alleviate intracable pain caused by motor impairment

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Bionic
Promobilia foundation

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