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Experts on biomechanics

Kristen  Billiar
Kristen Billiar
Professor and Department Head
Biomedical Engineering

Professor Billiar studies the mechanisms by which mechanical forces regulate the development and healing of connective tissues and the pathogenesis of disease is becoming one of the foremost problems at the intersection of... Read More

Gregory S. Fischer

Professor Fischer develops surgical robotics, including MRI-compatible robotic devices for enhancing cancer diagnosis, add intelligent automation to telesurgery, and develop assistive robotics, including socially assistive... Read More

Songbai  Ji
Songbai Ji
Professor- Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Professor Ji's research seeks to integrate advanced neuroimaging into traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomechanics research to understand injuries to functionally important neural pathways while developing techniques to... Read More

Cagdas  Onal
Cagdas Onal
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Robotics Engineering

Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. Soft robots could potentially be deployed in search-and-rescue... Read More

Marko B. Popovic
Marko B. Popovic
Assistant Teaching Professor
Robotics Engineering

Professor Popovic's research interests range across numerous fields, including engineering robotics systems that assist and augment humans, biomechatronics, biomechanics, neuroscience and sensorimotor control. He is also... Read More

Karen  Troy
Karen Troy
Professor- Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Professor Troy's research program aims to understand how physical forces (such as those generated by the body during exercise and sports) interact with and change bone structure. She works with patients and are experts in... Read More