The Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Denver applies engineering principles to investigate clinically relevant issues. Using a combination of experimental and computational tools, the Center performs research in joint mechanics, human motion, musculoskeletal modeling, modeling fluid-solid interactions, wearable sensor systems, and implant device testing.
- Computational Biomechanics Lab
- Human Dynamics Lab
- Probabilistic Mechanics Lab
- Biofluids Lab
- Biomaterials and Testing
Housed in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at DU, the Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics is a dynamic research environment committed to advancing orthopaedic biomechanics, improving patient outcomes and educating students. With current grants from NSF, NIH, implant manufacturers and research foundations, the Center is performing state-of-the-art research and has a strong record of publication and external support. The faculty is committed to student experiences at all levels: undergraduate, MS, PhD and post-doctoral fellows. Please see the individual laboratories and research projects pages for more detail on current activities.
Interested in giving?
Our research advances technologies that lead to improved outcomes for patients. Your support can have a direct impact to the equipment and people in the lab. Please consider sponsoring an undergraduate or graduate student or supporting new equipment purchases. If you are interested in giving or want to learn more about our work, please contact us.
Interested in working in the lab?
We are always looking for high quality students interested in biomechanics research, especially MS and PhD students. Please contact the faculty members about opportunities.
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