Biomechanics & Neural Engineering


Headshot of Arvin Agah
785-864-8821
1C Eaton Hall

Titles

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, School of Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Biomedical Robots
Applied Artificial Intelligence

Headshot of Jonathan Brumberg
785-864-1061
3001 Dole Human Development Center

Titles

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders

Associated Tracks

Bioimaging
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Speech Neuroscience
Speech Motor Control
Brain Machine Interfaces

Headshot of Paul Cheney
913-588-7400
G011 Wahl Hall East, KUMC

Titles

Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Neurophysiology - Motor Control
Pathophysiology of SIV/HIV Associated Neural Injury

Headshot of Mark Chertoff

Titles

Professor, Hearing and Speech

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Acoustic and Electric Measures of the Pathophysiology underlying Hearing Impairment

Photo of Ken Fischer
785-864-2994
3132 Learned Hall

Titles

Associate Director, Bioengineering Graduate Program
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associated Tracks

Bioimaging
Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Tissue Mechanics
Computational Joint Mechanics

Headshot of Lisa Friis
785-864-2104
3134 Learned Hall

Titles

Co-Director, Biomedical Product Design & Development
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Structural Biomaterials
Spine Biomechanics
Design and Testing of Medical Devices

Headshot of Kostas Kokkinakis
785-864-4467
3027 Dole Human Development Center

Titles

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language-Hearing: Science & Disorders

Associated Tracks

Biomedical Product Design & Development
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

signal processing, binaural hearing mechanisms and psychoacoustics; development of speech coding strategies and their application to cochlear implants

Headshot of Wen Liu
913-588-4565
KUMC

Titles

Associate Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Human Sensorimotor Control and Disorders, Stroke Rehabilitation, and Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Headshot of Carl Luchies
785-864-2993
3135B Learned Hall

Titles

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Effects of Age and Disorders on the Biomechanics of Balance, Gait, and Motor Control

785-864-2985
3116 Learned Hall

Titles

Associate Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associated Tracks

Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Applications of Biomechanics and Machine Design
Biomechanics Testing Machines and Experimental Designs
Kinematic Joint Studies
Wear of Artificial Components
Testing and Evaluation of Prosthetic Devices

Headshot of Terence McIff
913-588-0069
G013 Wahl Hall West, KUMC

Titles

James R. Neff/John and Harriet Wiebe Chair of Orthopedic Biomechanics
Director, Orthopedic Biomechanical and Bioengineering Laboratories

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Orthopedic Biomechanics

Headshot of Anil Misra
785-864-1750
5102C Learned Hall

Titles

Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering

Associated Tracks

Bioimaging
Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Nano-micro-macro mechanics of calcified and soft tissues, constitutive modeling and computational methods, scanning acoustic microscopy and ultrasonic testing

Headshot of Randy Nudo
913-588-1247
220K Landon Center on Aging, KUMC

Titles

Professor & Vice Chair of Research, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Landon Center on Aging

Associated Tracks

Bioimaging
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Neural Mechanisms of Recovery after Brain Injury
implantable Devices for Brain Plasticity

Photo of Neena Sharma

Titles

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Understanding biochemical and neural mechanisms contributing to chronic pain syndromes and the efficacy of various physical therapy interventions in modulating pain

Headshot of Suzanne Shontz
785-864-8816
2001 Eaton Hall

Titles

Co-Director, Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Associated Tracks

Bioimaging
Bioinformatics
Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Computational Medicine
Computational Surgery
Computational Anatomy
Computational Biomechanics
Patient-Specific Model and Mesh Generation
Image Processing

Headshot of Sara Wilson
785-864-2103
3141 Learned Hall

Titles

Academic Director, Bioengineering Graduate Program
Co-Director, Biomedical Product Design & Development
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Lumbar Spine Coordination and Control
Joint Dynamics and Stability

Headshot of Charlie Zheng
785-864-2904
2118C Learned Hall

Titles

Director, Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program
Professor, Aerospace Engineering

Associated Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering
Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Biofluid Dynamics


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