woman with machine/robot on each arm demonstrating use

Biomechanics is the application of fundamental mechanical engineering principles to biological systems.

The Biomechanical and Biomedicine Engineering area in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering focuses on a wide range of areas from cardiovascular biomechanics and the analysis of human movement to laser assisted biophotonics and tissue engineering. Our areas of excellence include bioheat transfer, biooptics, novel drug delivery, cancer engineering, experimentation, modeling and simulation, medical devices, biomaterials, and prosthetic and exoskeleton devices.

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Area Faculty

Ronald Barr

Adela Ben-Yakar

George Biros

Dongmei Chen

Ashish D.  Deshpande

Donglei Fan

Paul Ho

Wei Li

Tess J. Moon

Richard Neptune

M. Nichole Rylander

Chris Rylander

Li Shi

James Sulzer

Yuebing Zheng