Mechanical Engineering | University of Delaware

7th Annual Biomechanics Research Symposium

Friday, May 7, 2010
Clayton Hall Conference Center
University of Delaware

Registration limited to the first 100 people! (RSVP below)


  • Keynote lecture by Dr. Mark Latash
Dr. Mark Latash Dr. Latash is the Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology at Penn State. He received equivalents of B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Physics of Living Systems from the Moscow Physico-Technical Institute and a Ph.D. in Physiology from Rush University in Chicago. His research interests are focused on the control and coordination of human voluntary movements. Three leading textbooks in this area have been authored by Dr. Latash, plus he has edited seven books and published over 250 papers in refereed journals. Mark Latash served as the Founding Editor of the journal “Motor Control” (1996-2007) and as President of the International Society of Motor Control (2001-2005). He is a recipient of the Bernstein Prize in motor control. When he is not studying posture or finger coordination, Mark enjoys mushroom hunting and playing guitar.
  • Poster and podium presentations will be given by students with awards for the best presentations
  • Check out ongoing biomedical research projects
  • Social interaction and networking among faculty, students, clinical collaborators and industry professionals
  • Morning snack and lunch provided for all who register


Abstract Submission and Deadline Information

  • Abstract Submission Form
  • Abstracts due by Friday, April 9, 2010


Program Events

8:30 Breakfast & Poster set-up
9:00 Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Dr. Jill Higginson, Director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research
Keynote Lecture:
Multi-Digit Synergies: Effects of Age and Fatigue
Dr. Mark Latash
Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology at Penn State
10:15 Break
10:30 Podium Session 1
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Poster Session 1 (odds)
2:00 Poster Session 2 (evens)
3:00 Podium Session 2
4:30 Awards

Registration is closed for this event.

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