Current BioMotion Laboratory Members

Faculty & Staff

Professor Tom Andriacchi

Thomas P. Andriacchi, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Orthopedic Surgery

Professor Andriacchi's research focuses on the biomechanics of human locomotion and its biomedical applications to artificial joints, sports injury, osteoarthritis and neuromuscular disorders.

Melanie Cole, administrative assistant

Melanie Cole (mcole)
Administrative Associate, Biomechanical Engineering Division

Jessica Asay, Research Engineer

Jessica Asay, M.S. (asay)
Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering

Jessica analyzes lower limb joint loading with respect to upper body motion. She is also working on finding biological and mechanical pathways to medial compartment knee osteoarthritis.

Julien Favre, Research Associate

Julien Favre, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Favre studies new methods to evaluate human movement and cartilage morphology.


Shannon Edd

Shannon Edd, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate (snedd)

Shannon is studying the longterm changes in gait mechanics and cartilage thickness after a meniscectomy.

Eric Chehab

Eric Chehab, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate (echehab)

Eric is studying how gait mechanics and knee cartilage change as people age.

Matt Titchenal

Matt Titchenal, M.S. Candidate

Matt studying gait mechanics in high heel walking.

Kevin Thomas

Kevin Thomas, Undergraduate Summer Researcher

Kevin is studying the relationship between foot pressure and knee loading.


Last updated: July 22, 2013