Biomechanics Research:

Research Focus

Control and dynamics of movement under physically demanding and contextually relevant conditions


Research Approach

  • Basic science to translation of solutions into practice
  • Involvement of end users throughout the process
  • Integration of experimental and dynamic modeling

How do individuals
(click questions to see related publications)Research Questions Specific to Control and Dynamics


Areas of application:

Research Opportunities
  • PhD Biomedical Engineering (with Dr. McNitt-Gray)
  • PhD Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (with Dr. Flashner)
  • PhD Biological Sciences (with Dr. McNitt-Gray)


  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program
  • Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR)
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF)
  • Biomechanics Lab
  • Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology,
  • 3560 Watt Way
  • PED B-9
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles CA 90089-0652