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Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Stina Stender!

Congrats to Christina Stender for being first author on a manuscript accepted to the Journal, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology! The paper, “Modeling the effect of collagen fibril alignment on ligament mechanical behavior”, uses experimental and computational methods to predict … (Read More) Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Stina Stender!

Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Katie Hollar!

Congrats to Katie Hollar for being first author on a manuscript accepted to the Wear Journal! The paper, “Quantifying wear depth in hip prostheses using a 3D optical scanner”, develops and validates a new technique to visualize in vivo wear … (Read More) Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Katie Hollar!

Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Kevin Warburton!

Congrats to Kevin Warburton for being first author on a manuscript accepted to the Journal of Orthopaedic Research! The paper, “Wear Testing of a Canine Hip Resurfacing Implant That Uses Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene”, develops and tests a new type of … (Read More) Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Kevin Warburton!

Award: Maddie Krentz wins 3rd place at SB3C for the B.S. Student Paper Competition

Congrats to Maddie Krentz for winning 3rd place in the B.S. student paper competition at the SB3C conference in Tuscon, AZ. Maddie won this award for her project “Using ASTM Guidelines for Tensile Testing to Standardize the Specimen Geometry of … (Read More) Award: Maddie Krentz wins 3rd place at SB3C for the B.S. Student Paper Competition

Award: Derek Nesbitt wins 2nd place at SB3C for the B.S. Student Paper Competition

Congrats to Derek Nesbitt for winning 2nd place in the B.S. student paper competition at the SB3C conference in Tuscon, AZ. Derek won this award for his project “The effect of fiber orientation on failure patterns in the bovine meniscus … (Read More) Award: Derek Nesbitt wins 2nd place at SB3C for the B.S. Student Paper Competition

Award: Dr. Lujan named honored faculty member by Top Ten Scholar

Congrats to Dr. Trevor Lujan named honored faculty member by Top Ten Scholar, John Everingham.  The Top Ten Scholars award is the highest honor given to Boise State undergraduate students and each Top Ten Scholar honors an influential faculty member.  Congrats … (Read More) Award: Dr. Lujan named honored faculty member by Top Ten Scholar

Award: John Everingham honored as a Top Ten Scholar

Congrats to John Everingham for being selected as a Top Ten Scholar.  The Top Ten Scholars award is the highest honor given to Boise State undergraduate students.  Congrats to John! (Read More) Award: John Everingham honored as a Top Ten Scholar

Award: Jillian Helms win two senior awards for leadership

Congrats to Jillian Helms on winning the Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Departments Leadership Award and winning the Boise State’s Graduating Student Leaders Award.  Congrats Jillian! (Read More) Award: Jillian Helms win two senior awards for leadership

Welcome Katie Yocham to the NTM Lab!

We are pleased to announce that Katie Yocham will be joining the NTM lab! She will be conducting combined research with Dr. Estrada in the Integrated NanoMaterials Lab focusing on the mechanical properties of cartilage grown in a 3 dimensional graphene foam … (Read More) Welcome Katie Yocham to the NTM Lab!

Software Launch: FiberFit version 2.0

We are pleased to announce that we have launched a new version of FiberFit. This new version has enhanced the graphic user interface and calculates the standard deviation of the fiber orientation distribution. (Read More) Software Launch: FiberFit version 2.0