Current Trainees & Staff

Dr. Eng has had the pleasure of directly supervising over 20 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from backgrounds in physical therapy, psychology, kinesiology, engineering, neuroscience, occupational therapy and medicine. Her trainees undertake research projects related to mechanisms, clinical trials, or knowledge translation within neurological rehabilitation. All trainees have the opportunity to become familiar with ongoing research in the lab. If you are interested in trainee opportunities in the Neurorehab Research Program, please see information on the page entitled “Join the Lab”.


  Post-doctoral Fellows or Senior Fellows

  • Adebimpe Obembe, PT, PhD
  • Brodie Sakakibara, PhD
  • Marie-Louise, PT, PhD

  Doctoral Students

  • Beena Parappilly, BSc (Nursing), MSc (Nursing), PhD (candidate)
  • Lisa Simpson, BASc (Mech Eng), OT, PhD (candidate)
  • Riley Louie, PT, PhD (candidate)
  • Shannon Lim, MSc (Kinesiology), MPT/PhD (candidate)
  • Tara Klassen, PT, PhD (candidate)



  • Cam Clayton, MSc
  • Chihya Hung, BScPT, MScPT
  • Christina Cassady, MScPT
  • Gavin Naicker, MBT
  • Matthew Querée, M.App.Psych
  • Nichola O’Ceallaigh, BScPT

Work-learn Students

  • Alyssa Chan
  • Bryce Jay
  • Chelsea Chua
  • Marzena Zhao
  • Vanessa Mok