Prof. Dr. Kenneth James Hunt


Prof. Dr. Kenneth James Hunt Dozent

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Engineering and Computer Science
    Quellgasse 21
    2501 Biel


  • Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering, Mechatronics and Control Engineering

  • Head, rehaLab - The Laboratory for Rehabilitation Engineering


  • BSc Mechatronics and Systems Engineering (BSc MSEng)

  • MSc Biomedical Engineering (M-BME)

  • MSc Engineering (MSE)

  • Mechatronics, Drive Technology (BSc MSEng)

  • Rehabilitation Technology (M-BME)

  • Rehabilitation Robotics (MSE)


  • Rehabilitation Engineering

  • Control Theory

  • Physiological Control Systems


  • Current: Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering and Head of the rehaLab -- the Laboratory for Rehabilitation Engineering -- at Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland (since 2009); currently located in Biel/Bienne (since 2022), previously in Burgdorf; 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