Research Associate Professor
149B MacNider Hall UNC Chapel Hill (919) 966-5768
Ph.D., Duke University - Biomedical Engineering B.S. Bucknell University - Electrical Engineering
Research and Publications:
Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology, Rehabiltation Engineering
My current projects involve developing custom devices for people with disabilities. My previous research experience involves developing new types of medical ultrasound transducers, and studying hearing and echolocation of the world's most advanced ultrasound system, the mustached bat. 1. Goldberg RL and Henson OW, "Changes in cochlear mechanics during vocalization: evidence for a phasic medial efferent effect," Hearing Research, vol. 122, pp.71-81, 1998.
2. Goldberg RL, Cole R, Drummond A, and Brauner D, "Braille trainer", patent application filed in October 2003.
3. Johnson TA, Goldberg RL, Quint SR, Finley CC, Hsiao HS, Knisley SB, “Accommodating an expanding curriculum with limited resources”, Proceedings of the ASEE Southeast Section Conference (CD), 2003 (Peer Review)
4. Goldberg RL, Caves K, and Bohs LN, “Teaching a design class jointly at neighboring institutions,” Proceedings of 2003 BMES conference.
5. Goldberg RL, Caves K, and Bohs LN, “Rehabilitation Engineering Concepts in a BME Design Class,” Proceedings of 2003 BMES conference.Goldberg RL, “The ‘Invisible Handshake’ project as a practical, hands on experience in a Biomedical Electronics class”, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans LA, June 2016. Goldberg RL, Caves K, "Work in progress: Using clinical advisory boards and an online system to provide feedback for client-based senior design projects", Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Atlanta GA, June 23-26, 2013. Goldberg RL, Caves KC, Reynolds JR, “Improving the quality of writing in a capstone engineering design course”, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Vancouver BC, June 2011. Gimm JA, Goldberg RL, Caves K, Malkin R, “Use of simple hands-on design challenges for practicing engineering design principles”, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Vancouver BC, June 2011. Goldberg RL, Dennis RG, and Finley CC, “Integrating hands-on design experiences into the curriculum”, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference, Louisville KY, June 2010. Mary Murray, Amy Hardee, Richard L. Goldberg, Michael D. Lewek, “Loading and knee flexion after stroke: Less does not equal more”, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, Volume 24, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages 172–177.