Past Students and Post Docs

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Garret Burks (2021)

His primary research interests related to the use of simulation-based musculoskeletal modeling tools in the design and assessment of assistive devices.

NIH Post Doc, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Jessica Aviles (2022)

Jessica has specialized in analyzing human performance outside of traditional laboratory settings, balance training among older adults in retirement communities, assessed lower limb amputee gait on various complex terrains, and analyzed the performance of low-cost prosthetic knee joints for developing countries.

Her research focuses on investigating the use of powered and passive exoskeleton devices for rehabilitation purposes to improve an individual’s mobility and quality of life.

Assistance Professor, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Former Ph.D. Students

Jangho Park (2021, ISE)

“Assessing the effects of exoskeleton use on balance and postural stability”

Post Doc, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Sophia Ulman (2019)

“Gait variability for predicting individual performance in military-relevant tasks”

Assistant Director, Movement Science Lab, Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Frisco, TX.

Satyajit Upasani (2023, ISE)

“Characterizing Mental Workload in Physical Human Robot Interaction Using Eye-Tracking Measures”

UX Researcher at Bold Insight, Chicago, IL

Former Master’s Students

Youngjae Lee (2019)

“Effects of Fall Technique Training on Impact Forces when Falling from Standing”

Ph.D. Student, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech

Denean M. Kelson (2018)

“Muscle Activation Patterns and Chronic Neck-Shoulder Pain in Computer Work”

Ph.D. Student, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech