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Sergei Adamovich

Contact Info

Title: Professor
Office: 616 Fenster Hall
Phone: 973-596-3413
Dept: Biomedical Engineering



About Dr. Adamovich

Sergei Adamovich is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at NJIT, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science at Rutgers University and Co-Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Robotics at NJIT. He received his master's degree in physics and engineering and his PhD degree in physics and mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NJIT in November of 2003 where he founded and currently directs the Neuromotor Behavior and Neurorehabilitation Engineering Laboratory. Dr. Adamovich has over 20 years of multidisciplinary collaborative research experience with a focus on neuromuscular and neurorehabilitation engineering, neuroscience of human movement, and non-invasive brain stimulation and imaging. Since joining the faculty at NJIT, Dr. Adamovich has been awarded over $14 million in federal funding as a Principal or Co-Principal investigator. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed research publications. His publications were cited over 6,500 times, with a current overall H-index of 43 and i10-index of 71  (


Ph.D., Physics and Mathematics , Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
M.S. and B.S., Physics and Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology



Current Research Funding:

R01 HD58301 (Adamovich)                                                                       03/01/09 – 05/31/22
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development  (NICHD)                                             
Optimizing Hand Rehabilitation Post-Stroke Using Interactive Virtual Environments
The major goal of this project is to refine and optimize elements of the training paradigms based on the use of robotics and virtual reality to enhance neuroplasticity and maximize recovery of function in the hemiplegic hand in acute stroke.
Role: PI
Total Funding in 2017-2022: $3,571,000

R01 NS085122-02 (Tunik)                                                                                 2/1/14-1/30/18
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Planning and Updating in Frontoparietal Networks for Grasping
Description: This project studies the roles of frontoparietal circuits in different stages of sensorimotor integration during goal-directed grasping.
Role: PI on subcontract
Total Funding: $1,351,436

HHS90RE5021 (Foulds)                                                                             11/1/15 -10/30/20                                     
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wearable Robotics (Foulds) 
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
Use of Novel Robotic Interfaces for Rehabilitation in Stroke and CSI
Role: (PI on one of the five Center projects)
Total Funding: $4,725,000

Major Instrumentation Grant (Foulds)                                                           10/1/16-9/30/18
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Development of research grade exoskeleton systems for sensorimotor rehabilitation.
Role: Co-PI
Total Funding: $225,500





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