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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

Dr. Bush speaks at the awards ceremony for the K-12 event at MSU Design Day.
Four students presented posters at Mid-Sure Presentations.
Mid-June Dr. Bush’s lab group attended the Summer Bioengineering, Biomechanics and Biotransport Conference in Maryland.
Eighteen MSU ME faculty and students attended the conference in Maryland - podiums/posters were given by each PhD student. Also four awards were received by the MSU group.
Archana Lamsal, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Bush’s lab, received the Gary L. Cloud award this year. This award will allow her to attend the 2022 Society for Experimental Mechanics conference. She was chosen based on her field of study, an application essay, and a letter of endorsement. Congratulations again to Archana!