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 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

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
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

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

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

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

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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