Graduate Students (Degree Program & Anticipated Graduation)

Doctor of Philosophy Students

 Sarvenaz Chaeibakhsh

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
Projects: Robotics, Control, and Rehabilitation
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 Nicholas Gomez

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2021)
Projects:  Functional Evaluation of Persons Living with Amputation
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Jamie Herridge

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2025)
Projects: Biomechanics, Prosthetics, and Design of Experiments
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Mohammad Homayounpour

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2021)
Projects: Investigating the Effect of Awareness System on the Smart Helmet Project
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Alexandra Ingram

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2025)
Projects: Biomechanics, Adaptive Sports, and Ergonomics
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Roya Sabbagh Novin

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2019)
Projects: Fall prevention using Patient Assistant Mobile (PAM) robots and Ankle Foot Simulator (AFS)
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Melynda Schreiber

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2019)
Projects: Machine learning, user intent, brain-computer interfaces, neuroscience, and worker safety and health
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Dorothy Taylor

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2020)
Projects:  Biomechanics of Corrective Behaviors of the Elderly
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Amir Yazdani

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2020)
Projects: Human-Based Inference in Telemanipulation to Improve Human Safety and Ergonomics
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Master of Science Students

Dorien Butter

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2020)
Projects: Influence of object characteristics on the safety and stability of frail individuals
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Ryan DiNapoli

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2019)
Projects: Mitigating Spinal Injury Risk in Low-Speed Rear-End Collisions
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 Alex Tatom

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2019)
Projects: Adaptive Sports for Differently-abled Populations
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Scott Tew

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah (2022)
Projects: Prosthetics, Adaptive Sports, and Biomechanics
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