Dorothy Taylor

PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (Expected graduation 2022)

MS Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University (1997)

BS Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University (1994)

E-mail: u1091203@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-8135
Lab: MEB 2215

Current Research:
Past Research: Key Indicators of Successful Interdisciplinary Product Development Teams
Research Area of interest: Home health monitoring technologies, Assistive Technology and Devices, Biomechanics

Personal Statement: When I am not researching and studying, I enjoy teaching undergraduate engineering students all about the design process as it’s applied to product development. I also enjoy spending time with my husband, 8 children, 2 son-in-laws and 1 grandson! We enjoy creating and trying new things, hiking, camping and traveling coast to coast.

Scott Tew

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University (2020)

Email: u1318550@utah.edu
Lab: MEB 2215


Current Research:

Prosthetics, Adaptive Sports, and Biomechanics

Nicholas Gomez

Ph.D.  Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
M.S., Health Sciences, California State University-Dominguez Hills (2015)
B.S., Bioengineering, University of California-San Diego (2013)
Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist

Email: nicholas.gomez@utah.edu
Lab: MEB 2215


Current Research:

I am new to the E&S Program and presently evaluating specific research options.


Research Interests:  Functional Evaluation of Persons Living with Amputation

Sarvenaz Chaeibakhsh

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee-Knoxville (2016)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, KN Toosi University of Technology (2013)

E-mail: sarvenaz.chaeibakhsh@utah.edu
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarvenaz-chaeibakhsh/
Lab: MEB 2215


Current Research: Machine Learning and Rehabilitation


Research Area of interest: As a member of the E&S and ARM lab, her Ph.D. thesis is focused on two main projects: optimizing hospital room configurations with respect to patients’ risk of fall, and using machine learning methods to estimate 3D ground reaction forces from pressure insoles output data.

Past Activities:  Junior robotic teams’ supervisor and recognized in several domestic and international robotics competitions

Personal Statement:  Away from work, I enjoy hanging out with friends, traveling, and dancing

Daniel Waldram

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University (2019)

E-mail:
Lab: MEB 2215


Current Research: Assistive Robotic Screen Mount


Research Area of interest: Robotics, Motion Planning, Human Robot Interaction

Past Activities:

Personal Statement: