Biomechanical Consultant: Whole Body Mechanics; Balance Recovery; Slips, Trips, Falls; Age Impairments

Technical Consultant #1432


Expertise

  • Mechanical and biomedical engineering.
  • Analysis regarding injuries due to slips, trips, falls, recovery, and age related impairments that limit recovery.
  • Compensatory mechanisms of balance recovery.
  • Human balancing mechanism and relationship to slips, trips and falls.
  • Biomechanical and musculoskeletal impairments associated with aging.
  • Whole body biomechanics and impact related injury.
  • Design and implementation of rapid prototyping of molds and shapes for body replacement parts.
  • Machine and system design for patients.
  • Motion analysis using AMTI and Bertec force plates and load cells tools and related motion tracking systems and data acquisition methods.
  • CAD tools: IDEAS, ProEngineer, SolidWorks, Unigraphics and VisPlus.

Experience

Undisclosed Safety Research Center, 2004 - Present

  • Conducting research related to human slip and fall mechanisms and fall aversion.
  • Program Specialist, responsible for writing grants, setting up bio mechanics systems, data processing, and conducting research studies.

Undisclosed Florida University, Adjunct Instructor, 2005 - 2006

  • Instructor for bio mechanics class for undergraduates in the exercise science program.

University of Michigan, Graduate Student Research Assistant, 1999 - 2004

  • Mobility Research Center and Biomechanics Research Laboratory.
  • Responsible for the set up and validation of laboratory equipment and the design and execution of experiments.

Ford Motor Company, 1999 - 2001

  • Lead Global team to eliminate all water leak closures on a new car.
  • Assisted in systemic implementation of rapid prototyping technologies focused on the integration of various project teams with rapid prototyping suppliers.
  • Advanced Safety and Biomechanics Division: responsible for the validation of the latest MADYMO model of the Hybrid III child dummy in a rear seated frontal impact crash scenario.

SaluMedica, Research Technician, 1999

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of rapid prototyped molds to create samples of a revolutionary cartilage replacement material for material testing purposes.

Honors & Publications

  • International Society of Posture and Gait Research
  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • 6 Publications

Education

  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
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