Biomechanical engineers apply all aspects of civil engineering including engineering principles and techniques into the medical field.
The U of A is at the forefront of medical breakthroughs that are coming directly from biomechanical engineers studying here. Students look at age-old challenges in new ways with a focus on articular cartilage, mechanics of joints, artificial joints, tissue engineering, biofluidics, imaging, human motion capture and computational methods.
- Medical device design
- Clinical applications
- Research specialists
Areas of Specialization
- Reconstruction of the ulnar coronoid
- Scoliosis and bracing
- Maxillary expansion appliance
- MRI signal distribution within the intervertebral disk
- Home retrofitting for various levels of disabilities
- Sizing the Hill Sachs Lesion
Dr. Samer Adeeb
Dr. Marwan El-Rich