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Guo Kai
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Associate Professor
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No.88,Keling Road, Suzhou New District, China


Kai Guo graduated from State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System, Harbin Institute of Technology. Now, he is an associate professor and supervisor working in Suzhou Institute of biomedical engineering technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also a master's supervisor at the University of Science and Technology of China.

Kai Guo is mainly engaged in the research of medical robots and intelligent robot system. He has published 28 academic papers, he has applied/authorized more than 68 patents and 4 PCT patents.

Kai Guo was guest editor of “Advances in Mechanical Engineering”, “Measurement and Control”, and “Applied Sciences”, Kai Guo is reviewer of 15 journals such as Disability and rehabilitation”, “Ingenieria e Investigacion”, “Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering”, “Micromachines”. He serves as a reviewer for many 'Chinese core journals'. He is also a senior member of China Society of mechanical engineering.

The research group has one international doctoral student currently studying under the ANSO Scholarship. (Affiliated to Professor Yang H.'s research group.) Welcomes international doctoral students from computer, mechanical, electrical, and other related majors to join the research group.


(1) Intelligent medical robots: flexible hand rehabilitation robots, exoskeleton hand rehabilitation robots, intelligent prosthetic hands, soft robots. etc.

(2) Robot intelligent sensing system: research the intelligent control of robot based on force tactile, EEG and EMG.

Community service:


1.  Guo K, Orban M, Lu J, Al-Quraishi MS, Yang H*, Elsamanty M. Empowering Hand Rehabilitation with AI-Powered Gesture Recognition: A Study of an sEMG-Based System[J]. Bioengineering, 2023, 10(5): 557. (SCI)

2.  Orban M, Guo K*, Yang H*, Hu X., Hassaan M, Elsamanty M. Soft pneumatic muscles for post-stroke lower limb ankle rehabilitation: leveraging the potential of soft robotics to optimize functional outcomes[J]. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2023, 11: 1251879. (SCI)

3.  Liu C, Li J, Zhang S, Yang H*, Guo K*. Study on Flexible sEMG Acquisition System and its Application in Muscle Strength Evaluation and Hand Rehabilitation[J]. Micromachines, 2022, 13(12): 2047. (SCI)

4.  Guo K, Lu J, Liu C, Yang H*. Development, Research, Optimization and Experiment of Exoskeleton Robot for Hand Rehabilitation Training[J]. Applied Sciences, 2022, 12(20): 10580. (SCI)

5.  Orban M, Elsamanty M, Guo K*, Zhang S, Yang H*. A Review of Brain Activity and EEG-Based Brain–Computer Interfaces for Rehabilitation Application[J]. Bioengineering, 2022, 9(12): 768. (SCI)

6.  Lu J, Guo K*, Yang H*. Dynamic Analysis and Experimental Study of Lasso Transmission for Hand Rehabilitation Robot[J]. Micromachines, 2023, 14(4): 858. (SCI)

7.  Liu C, Lu J., Yang H*, Guo K*, Current State of Robotics in Hand Rehabilitation after Stroke: A Systematic Review[J]. Applied Sciences. 2022, 12(9), 4540. (SCI)

8.  Guo K, Liu C, Zhao S, Lu J, Zhang S, Yang H*. Design of a Millimeter-Wave Radar Remote Monitoring System for the Elderly Living Alone Using WIFI Communication[J]. Sensors. 2021, 21, 7893. (SCI)

9.  Guo K, Orban M, Yang H*, and Li Z, Research on rope-driven flexible robot for hand rehabilitation and experimental study based on EEG signals. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology,2022, 22(09), 2240043. (SCI)

10.  Liu C, Guo K*, Lu J, Yang H*. A review on the application of intelligent control strategies for post-stroke hand rehabilitation machines[J]. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2023, 15(1): 16878132221148018. (SCI)


Selected Patent:

1.  Guo K, Yang H, et al., Hand Function Rehabilitation Device with Intentional Perception Function, PCT International Patent, PCT/CN2021/130088

2.  Guo K, Yang H. et al., A stator design method and stator for an ultrasonic driving structure of a prosthetic hand, PCT International Patent, PCT/CN2022/128929

3.  Guo K, Liu B, et al., Personalized Upper Limb Rehabilitation Training Robot, PCT International Patent, PCT/CN2019/084719

4.  Guo K, Liu C, et al., A vital sign monitoring method and system based on millimeter wave radar, PCT International Patent, PCT/CN2021/137877

5.  Guo K, Yang H, et al., Hand Function Rehabilitation Device Based on Multimode Sensation, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201811447063.6

6.  Guo K, Cheng X, et al., Hand Function Mirror Therapy Device, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201910031844.5

7.  Guo K, Zhang S, et al., Wearable Hand Vibration Rehabilitation Device, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201811447092.2

8.  Guo K, Cheng X, et al., limb mirror therapy device based on multimodal sensory rehabilitation gloves, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201910032321.2

9.  Guo K, Liu B, et al., Needle insertion device for a puncture robot based on a double parallelogram RCM mechanism, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201811554845. X

10.  Guo K, Liu B, et al., Needle insertion mechanism for minimally invasive surgical puncture robots, Invention Patent Authorized, ZL201811549872.8

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