Prof. Dr. Kenneth James Hunt


Prof. Dr. Kenneth James Hunt Leiter Institut IRPT

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Engineering and Information Technology
    Abt Maschinentechnik
    Pestalozzistrasse 20
    3400 Burgdorf


  • Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering

  • Head, Institute for Rehabilitation and Performance Technology


  • BSc Mechanical Engineering (BSc Mech)

  • MSc Biomedical Engineering (M-BME)

  • MSc Engineering (MSE)

  • Control Engineering (BSc Mech)

  • Mechatronics (BSc Mech)

  • Rehabilitation Technology (M-BME)

  • Rehabilitation Robotics (MSE)


  • Rehabilitation Engineering


  • Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering and Head of the Institute for Rehabilitation and Performance Technology at
    Bern University of Applied Sciences in Burgdorf, Switzerland (since 2009); and Research Associate at clinic Reha Rheinfelden.
    Previously: Wylie Chair and Full Professorship of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering, University of Glasgow (1998-2009); and Director of Research and co-founder of the Scottish Centre for Innovation in Spinal Cord Injury at the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit, Glasgow.


  • Heart Rate Variability, Dynamics and Control During Exercise (Swiss National Science Foundation)


  • FRSE - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • FIET - Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology

  • MIEEE - Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • German - Full professional proficiency
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom