Morris Milner

Morris Milner

Professor Emeritus

PhD (Witwatersrand), DSc (Hon., Queen’s), PEng, CCE

Research Stream: Clinical Engineering


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Main Appointments

  • Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • Department of Surgery
  • Institute of Rehabilitation Science

Research Interests

Professor Morris (Mickey) Milner is an engineering consultant concerned with medical and assistive technologies. He was formerly the Vice-President of Research at Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Centre (now Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital) where research and development activities include a wide range of assistive technologies to aid persons with disabilities. Professor Morris (Mickey) Milner is the founding Director of the Ontario Rehabilitation Technology Consortium which connects rehabilitation facilities, academic centers, consumers and manufactures together to develop and commercialize technological devices. With a focus on rehabilitation engineering Professor Morris (Mickey) Milner developed several child sized powered upper extremity prostheses including electric hands, elbows and wrist rotators. His appointments include the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Rehabilitation Science, Surgery and the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering.

Aspects of assistive technology, including human locomotor engineering, accessibility issues and development of powered upper extremity prosthetics.