Jeffrey A. Reinbolt received the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 2006. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, where he combines experimental and computational approaches to study movement. From 2006–2009, he was a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow and, subsequently, an Engineering Research Associate at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, where he developed and applied software to study the dynamics and function of human health and disease. From 1996–2001, he was a Clinical Development Specialist for a start-up medical device manufacturer, where he performed domestic and international clinical research and product development of a novel robotic system enabling minimally invasive microsurgery. Dr. Reinbolt is a co-developer of the OpenSim software platform and an executive board member of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) Technical Group on Computer Simulation and a member of the ISB 3D Analysis of Human Movement Society, and the American Society of Engineering Education.
Focus Areas: Development of Computational Tools and Their Application to Complex Biodynamic Systems | Forward Dynamics Simulation-based Treatment and Rehabilitation Planning | Patient-specific Modeling | Inverse Dynamics Simulation | Optimization Techniques | Surgical Robotics | Clinical Feasibility and Investigative Studies
Skills and Expertise: Neuromuscular Biomechanics | Musculoskeletal Modeling | Forward and Inverse Dynamic Simulation | Optimization Methods | Motion Capture | MATLAB Applications | Dynamic Analyses