Kevin M Caves

Kevin Michael Caves

Clinical Associate in the Department of Surgery

Technology and Design for People with Disabilities
Assistive Technology
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Rehabilitation Engineering
Computer Technology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Clinical Associate in the Department of Surgery
  • Instructor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 170 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-3540
  • Email Address: kevin.caves@duke.edu

Education

  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1989
  • M.E. Duke University, 2003
  • B.S.M.E. University of Maryland, College Park, 1987

Research Interests

Kevin Caves researches technologies for people with disabilities. Recent projects include the development of brain computer interface (BCI) technologies, the use of sensors to assist older people and individuals with disabilities live more independently and safely at home, and telerehabilitation techniques to improve delivery of assistive technology services.

Specialties

  • Technology and Design for People with Disabilities
  • Assistive Technology
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Computer Technology

Courses Taught

  • BME 390S: Special Topics Seminar in BME
  • BME 460L: Devices for People with Disabilities (DR)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 590L: Special Topics with Lab
  • BME 790L: Advanced Topics with the Lab for Graduate Students in Biomedical Engineering
  • EGR 101L: Engineering Design and Communication

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Asano, M; Tai, BC; Chen, C; Yen, SC; Tay, A; Cheong, A; Ng, YS; De Silva, DA; Caves, K; Kumar, Y; Phan, SW; Cai, V; Wong, N; Chew, E; Chen, Z; Hoenig, H; Koh, G, Home-based tele-rehabilitation presents comparable and positive impact on self-reported functional outcomes as center-based rehabilitation: Singapore tele-technology aided rehabilitation in stroke (STARS) trial, Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, vol 61 (2018), pp. e22-e23 [10.1016/j.rehab.2018.05.048] [abs].
  • Ryan, DB; Colwell, KA; Throckmorton, CS; Collins, LM; Caves, K; Sellers, EW, Evaluating Brain-Computer Interface Performance in an ALS Population: Checkerboard and Color Paradigms., Clinical Eeg and Neuroscience, vol 49 no. 2 (2018), pp. 114-121 [10.1177/1550059417737443] [abs].
  • Caves, K; Davis, L; DeRuyter, F, Development and evaluation of a device to measure walking speed, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol 10897 LNCS (2018), pp. 468-471 [10.1007/978-3-319-94274-2_68] [abs].
  • Reinkensmeyer, DJ; Blackstone, S; Bodine, C; Brabyn, J; Brienza, D; Caves, K; DeRuyter, F; Durfee, E; Fatone, S; Fernie, G; Gard, S; Karg, P; Kuiken, TA; Harris, GF; Jones, M; Li, Y; Maisel, J; McCue, M; Meade, MA; Mitchell, H; Mitzner, TL; Patton, JL; Requejo, PS; Rimmer, JH; Rogers, WA; Zev Rymer, W; Sanford, JA; Schneider, L; Sliker, L; Sprigle, S; Steinfeld, A; Steinfeld, E; Vanderheiden, G; Winstein, C; Zhang, L-Q; Corfman, T, How a diverse research ecosystem has generated new rehabilitation technologies: Review of NIDILRR's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers., Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, vol 14 no. 1 (2017) [10.1186/s12984-017-0321-3] [abs].
  • Kalika, D; Collins, L; Caves, K; Throckmorton, C, Fusion of P300 and eye-tracker data for spelling using BCI2000, Journal of Neural Engineering, vol 14 no. 5 (2017), pp. 056010-056010 [10.1088/1741-2552/aa776b] [abs].