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.
Research Assistant Professor

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

Hyun Joon Kwon, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology
Background: Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics

Pedro Figueiredo, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology
Background: Bioenergetics, locomotion, sport performance
Kurt Collier, CP
Clinical Faculty & Prosthetics Instructor

Department of Kinesiology

 
 
Tim Kiemel, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology
Background: Mathematics
 

Visiting Professors

   
   

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Kyung Koh, Ph.D.
Department of Kinesiology
Background: Electrical Engineering & Robotics

Graduate Students

Rana Karimpour, M.S.
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology 

Background:Sports Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Qingjian Chen, M.S. 
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology
 
Background: Sports Medicine and Biomechanics, University of Tennessee

Liz Bell, B.S. 
M.S. Student, Kinesiology

Background: Mechanical Engineering, University of Denver

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, M.S.
Ph.D. 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

Jessica Hunter, M.S. 
Ph.D. Student, Kinesiology

Background: Biomechanics and Injury Prevention, Barry University

Shakiba Rafiee
Ph.D. Student, NACS

Background: Neuroscience and Cognitive Science,University of Maryland

Sarah Honarvar, B.S.
Masters Student, Kinesiology
Background: Biomechanics/Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

Oren Lagziel

Background: Bioengineering,University of Maryland


Undergraduate Students


Alyssa Ruefenacht
UG Research Assistant
Major: Kinesiology

Banks Agaruwa 
UG Research Assistant

Major: Nutrition Science
 

 


 


 


 

Previous Members

Year Name Position During Membership

Current Location

2016 Dr. Sangkyu Choi Visiting Professor Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials
2016 Dr. Yangsun Park Postdoc/Visiting Professor Hanyang University, Korea
2016 Alexander Smith  Undergraduate reseracher College
2016 Kurt Hufker Undergraduate reseracher College
2016 Julie Betta Undergraduate reseracher College
2016 Emily Finkelstein Undergraduate reseracher College
2016 Callie Moran Undergraduate reseracher College
2016 Woojae Koh Undergraduate reseracher Industry
2015 Dr. Minjoo Kim Visiting Graduate Student Kyung He 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 Inc.
2012 Dr. James Chuo Research Professor Internal Medicine of Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, West Virginia
2012 Dr. Brian Baum PhD student Regis University, Colorado
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 Korea University Medical Center
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 Seoul National University
2009 Dr. Bumchul Yoon Visiting Professor Korea University
2009 Dr. Jeffrey Hsu Master's student Peking Union Medical college Hospital, China
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