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Current Students & Faculty

J Quinn Campbell
Research Assistant (PhD Student)
Automated vertebral body mesh generation
Dynamic modeling of lumbar spine mechanics
Statistical shape modeling in the spine
Probabilistic simulation for lumbar spine biomechanics

Jeff Armstrong
Research Assistant (PhD Student)
Computational wear simulation
Musculoskeletal simulation
Upper extremity biomechanics

Brendan Casias
Research Assistant (MS Student)
Computational wear simulation
Cross-shear in total joint replacment wear
Computational model validation


Devin Jorstad
Research Assistant (Undergraduate Student)
Musculoskeletal (MS) modeling & simulation
FEA modeling of muscle form and function
Developing a fast solution method using FE to model paths and deformations of muscles and tendons in the body


Anthony J Petrella, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Bioengineering
Director, Computational Biomechanics Group
Computational mechanics
Spine, knee, hip biomechanics

Affiliated Faculty
Anne K Silverman, PhD
Affiliated Faculty
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Bioengineering
Amputee gait, compensatory strategies
Effects of training on functional performance
Individual muscle contributions to propulsion and support
Joel M Bach, PhD
Affiliated Faculty
Associate Professor, Mechanical & Bioengineering
Knee mechanics
Occupational & sports biomechanics
Rehabilitation in the lower extremity
Ryan Stephenson, DO, Denver VA Medical Center, Regional Amputation Center
Amit Agarwala, MD, Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center
Paul Rullkoetter, PhD, University of Denver, Computational Biomechanics Lab