Professor Peter Kyberd
For his PhD, Peter Kyberd, created the first microprocessor controlled prosthetic limb that was used in the field. The wearer was able to use a hand in his daily activities. Since then, Peter has had an interest in the practical application of technology to rehabilitation and engineering in Orthopaedics. He was part of an international initiative to standardise the assessment of prosthetic arm function. He is currently the Head of the School of Energy and Electronic Engineering at Portsmouth University.