Katherine Steele, M.S.
- Graduate Student
- Clark Center, Room S341
I am interested in integrating musculoskeletal modeling, gait analysis, imaging, and engineering fundamentals to gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental causes of common movement disorders in order to improve outcomes of surgical interventions and design effective non-invasive techniques that improve quality of life.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2007
Honors and Awards
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2007
Tau Beta Pi National Nagel Fellow, 2007
KM Steele, A Seth, JL Hicks, M Schwartz, SL Delp, "Accelerations produced by the gastrocnemius and soleus during crouch gait," Oral presentation at Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Meeting (Denver, CO) March 10-13, 2009.
KM Steele, A Johnson, A Kelley, T Johnson, TP Andriacchi, "The influence of activity and body mass index on joint forces at the knee: implications for future TKR design," Poster presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting (Las Vegas, NV) Feb. 22-25, 2009.
KM Steele, S Corrazza, S Scanlan, A Sheets, TP Andriachhi," Markerless vs. marker-based motion capture: a comparison of measured joint centers," Poster presentation at North American Congress on Biomechans Annual Meeting (Ann Arbor, MI) August 5-9, 2009.
Volleyball, tennis, racquetball, ping-pong, and hiking