Biomechanics and Biomaterials

Institutes, centers and labs related to Biomechanics and Biomaterials

Faculty who conduct research in Biomechanics and Biomaterials

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Ozan Akkus

Leonard Case Jr. Professor of Engineering
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Creates biologically active and mechanically functional tissue repair systems, and develops chemical imaging instrumentation for noninvasive biomedical and hazard diagnostics

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Malcolm Cooke

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Executive Director, Sears think[box]

Develops integrated strategies to address biomedical challenges

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Kathryn Daltorio

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Co-Director, Biologically-Inspired Robotics Lab

Develops robots that can traverse and operate in new environments, inspired by biological models of smart physical systems

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Umut Gurkan

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Improves human health via research in cell mechanics to develop biosensors and point-of-care systems

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Mohammad Kassemi

Research Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Researches microgravity fluid physics and combustion research, including ZBOT, cryogenic fluid management, propellant tank models and gravity’s impact on systems

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Bo Li

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Develops HPC-based computational methods for the dynamic behavior and failure processes in materials and structures under extreme conditions

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Clare Rimnac

Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Advances the long-term performance of implants and structural bone allografts through material analysis and characterization