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Welcome

In the Biomechanical Design Research Laboratory (BDRL) at Michigan State University my students and I apply engineering techniques and principles to the human body.  Our work includes in vivo experimentation, methods development, modeling, and device development. Specifically, we study kinetic and kinematic interactions that occur between people and devices, or during clinical procedures.

 

Recent Projects

Research News

Garrett presented a poster on his work with functional movement disorder at the 2024 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium. He received the award for best poster this year.
Awards
President Guskiewicz learns from PhD Candidate Garrett Weidig about research being conducted to diagnose and monitor treatments for upper extremity movement disorders as he tours the Biomechanical Design Research Lab, Directed by Dr. Tamara Bush in the College of Engineering.
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Dr. Bush along with her lab raced to escape the circus.
Miscellaneous
4 undergraduates in Dr. Bush's lab were featured in a commercial shoot showcasing undergraduate research at MSU.
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Many of Dr. Bush's undergraduate students presented at Mid Sure 2023, including REU program students.
Presentation