Dirk G. Everaert received his undergraduate degree in physical therapy from the University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1989. He received his Ph.D degree in Motor Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy from the University of Leuven, Belgium in 2000. He did postdoctoral training at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, and at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
He is currently a research associate working for Prof. R.B. Stein and V. Mushahwar at the University of Alberta. His research interests include surface and implanted applications of functional electrical stimulation to restore walking after injury or disease of the central nervous system.