Faculty and Staff

Jae Kun Shim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Co-Director, Neuromechanics Research Core
Deptartment of Kinesiology
Fischell Department of BioE
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program (NACS)
Ross H. Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Co-Director, Neuromechanics Research Core
Department of Kinesiology
Background: Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics

Marcio Oliveira, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Assistant Dean, School of Public Health
Background: Motor Development, Motor Control

Hyun Joon Kwon, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Department of Kinesiology
Background: Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics

 
Pedro Figueiredo, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Department of Kinesiology
Background: Bioenergetics, locomotion, sport performance
 

Graduate Students

Kyung Koh, M.S.
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology 

Background:Electrical Engineering & Robotics, Hongik University, Korea; University of Pennsylvania

Qingjian Chen, M.S. 
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology 

Background: Sports Medicine and Biomechanics, University of Tennessee
 

Farzad Ehtemam, M.S. 
Ph.D. Student, NACS

Background: Mechanical Engineering

Becky Krupenevich, M.S. 
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology

Background: Biomechanics, East Carolina University

Dovin Kiernan, B.S. 
Masters Student, Kinesiology 

Background: Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Edward Chu, B.S.
Masters Student, Kinesiology 
Lab Manager 

Background: Kinesiology, University of Maryland

 

Kelsey Christensen, B.S. 
Masters Student, Kinesiology

Background: Exercise Science, Brigham
Young University

Dion Cunningham, M.M., M.M Ed
D.M.A Student, Piano Performance

Background: Biology, Performance Music Education, Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Undergraduate Students

Isabella Newton
UG Research Assistant
Ryan Daigle
UG Research Assistant

Julie Betta
UG Research Assistant
Woojae Koh
UG Research Assistant

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Collaborators

Okjin Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kwangwoon University, Korea

Yang-Sun Park, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Hanyang University, Korea

Adam Hsieh, PhD.
Assistant Professor 
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland

Norman Wereley, PhD.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland

Hiroaki Hobara, PhD.
National Institute of Advanced Industrial
Science and Technology 
Japan

Brian Frasure, CP
Certified Prosthetist
Paralympic gold, silver, and bronze medalist

Craig Carignan, PhD.
Research Associate 
Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland

Miao Yu, PhD. 
Associate Professor 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland

Ben Hurley, PhD. 
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Maryland

Young-Hoo Kwon, PhD. 
Associate Professor 
Department of Kinesiology
Texas Woman's University

Jane Clark, PhD.
Dean, School of Public Health 
University of Maryland 

John Jeka, PhD. 
Professor 
Department of Kinesiology
University of Maryland

Mark Latash, PhD. 
Professor 
Department of Kinesiology
Penn State University

Vladimir Zatsiorsky, PhD. 
Professor 
Department of Kinesiology
Penn State University 

Bumchul Yoon, PT, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Korea University

Changkook Kim, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Education
Korea University

Yoon Hyuk Kim, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Kyung Hee University

You-Sin Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Leisure Sports
Jungwon University

Brian Baum, PhD 
Department of Defense

Erik Wolf, PhD
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Junfeng Huang, PhD

Sohit Karol, PhD.
Microsoft Windows Research Lab

James Chuo, MD

Woosub Kim, M.D., Ph.D. 
Seoul Veteran's Hospital

Mitsuo Otsuka, Ph.D.
Ritsumeikan University

Yong-Seok Cho, Ph.D.
Dept. of Electronic & Information Engineering
Konyang University, Republic of Korea

 


Previous Members

Year Name Position During Membership

Current Location

2015 Okjin Lee Visiting Professor Kwangwoon University, Korea
2015 Yang-Sun Park Visiting Professor Hanyang University, Korea
2013 Yong-Seok Cho Visiting Professor Konyang University, Korea
2012 Philip Cruz Undergraduate reseracher Florida Gulf Coast University
2012 Michelle Muldon Undergraduate researcher UMD
2012 Andrea Tian Undergraduate researcher Washington University School of Medicine
2012 Dr. Arick Auyang Postdoc Nike
2012 Dr. James Chuo Research Professor West Virginia
2012 Dr. Brian Baum PhD student US Department of Defense
2012 Dr. Junfeng Huang PhD student Washington D.C.
2012 Dr. Sohit Karol MA, PhD student Microsoft Windows Research Lab
2011 Kyle Bruin Undergraduate researcher UMD
2011 Colleen Gulik Undergraduate researcher UMD
2010 Dr. Woosub Kim Visiting Professor Seoul VA Hospital
2010 Mathew Moon High School Intern UMD
2010 Max Lee High School Intern NJ
2009 Chris Heo High School Intern Brown University
2009 Dr. Jaebum Park PhD student Pennsylvania State University
2009 Dr. Bumchul Yoon Visiting Professor Korea University
2009 Jeffrey Hsu Master's student ING
2009 Kim Ziegler Undergraduate researcher Johns Hopkins University
2009 David Bates Undergraduate researcher National Institute of Health
2008 Dr. Chul Soon Choi Visiting Professor Kwangwoon University
2008 Sohit Karol Master's student Neuromechanics Lab PhD student
2008 Alex Hooke Master's student Mayo Clinic
2008 Albert Lee Undergraduate researcher Washington D.C. PT
2007 Dr. Chang Kook Kim Visiting Professor Korea University
2006 Seong-Jin Seonwoo Undergraduate researcher Johns Hopkins University
2005 Patrick Bengero Undergraduate reasearcher University of Maryland
2005 Andrew Chamberlin Undergraduate researcher US Department of Health and Human Services
2005 Tabinda Burney Undergraduate researcher National Institute of Health
2005 Erica Wentz Undergraduate researcher College
2005 Gary Tossaint Undergraduate researcher College
2005 Bemnet Abebe Undergraduate researcher College