David Reinkensmeyer is a professor in the departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Anatomy & Neurobiology and Biomedical Engineering. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1988, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from UC Berkeley in 1991 and 1993, respectively. His goals include developing physically interacting, robotic and mechatronic devices to help the nervous system recover arm, hand, and leg movement ability after neurologic injuries such as stroke and spinal cord injury.