Current Position

Holding a Scholarship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and member of the research training group prometei at the TU Berlin

Research Interests

  • haptic human-machine-interaction
  • adaptive training algorithms for stroke rehabilitation
  • robot control
  • system theory

Educational background

  • April 2004 - September 2009
    degree (Diplom) in information technology for mechanical engineering, field of study: construction and production, specialisation in control technique and robotics
  • August 2003 - April 2004
    civilian service in senior care at Haus Friedenshoehe in Berlin
  • July 2003
    abitur (university-entrance diploma) at Georg-Herwegh-Oberschule in Berlin

Work Experience

  • 04/2008 - 08/2008
    Internship at Bosch (corporate research): Development and implementation of a model predictive control strategy for energy management in future houses
  • 10/2006 - 03/2008
    Tutor at TU Berlin in computeroriented mathematics and analysis
  • 07/2004 - 09/2004
    Internship at Siemens: Metal processing (manual, welding, turning, milling)

Private interests

improvisation theatre, volleyball, bike and canoe tours, jogging


SteingrĂ€ber, R., Schmidt, H., KrĂŒger, J. (2012). Optimal Torque Adaptation in Bimanual Assisted Rehabilitation. 12th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, S. 84-89

SteingrÀber, R., Schmid, S., Willfroth, D. (2011). An Integrated Personalised Interaction Concept For Rehabilitation Devices. Fortschritt-Berichte VDI Mensch-Maschine-Systeme, Reihe 22, Nr. 33, S. 591-596

SteingrÀber, R., Schmidt, H. (2011). Adaptive Support in Telerehabilitation. Fortschritt-Berichte VDI Mensch-Maschine-Systeme, Reihe 22, Nr. 33, S. 433-436

Steinkellner, O., Wabnitz, H., Schmid, S., Steingraeber, R., Schmidt, H., Krueger, J., & Macdonald, R. (accepted). Robot-assisted motor activation monitored by time-domain optical brain imaging. ECBO 2011, Munich, D.

Steingraeber, R., Hussein, S., Schmidt, H., & Krueger, J. (2010, October). Stabile haptische Interaktion in der Rehabilitationsrobotik. BMT 2010 - Biomedical Technique, 44. DGBMT Annual Meeting, 3-Country-Meeting D-A-CH