The University of Texas at Austin
College of Engineering


Lydia Brough

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State.
Currently Pursuing: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research: My research is focused on understanding the influence of impaired muscle coordination on the ability to perform activities of daily living in post-stroke subjects.

Hannah Frame

Education: B.S. in Physics from Emory University.
Currently Pursuing: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research: My research is investigating the influence of lateral stabilization on walking performance in individuals with post-stroke hemiparesis.

Sarah Miller

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.
Currently Pursuing: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research: My research is comparing how amputees and non-amputees recover from mediolateral balance perturbations during walking.

Shelby Walford

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Currently Pursuing: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research: My project is analyzing the relationships between propulsion technique, asymmetry and the development of upper extremity pain in manual wheelchair users.

Nick Womac

Education: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Currently Pursuing: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research: My project is seeking to characterize the nonlinear prosthetic foot stiffness characteristics in commercial prosthetic feet.