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Thomas P. Andriacchi

Thomas P. Andriacchi

Professor
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emeritus
Ph.D., Unversity of Illinois Chicago, Mechanical Engineering (1974)

Professor Andriacchi's research focuses on the biomechanics of human locomotion and its biomedical applications to artificial joints, sports injury, osteoarthritis, and neuromuscular disorders. He is the author of more than 200 original papers, more than 500 abstracts and numerous book chapters and is an active member of several national and international societies. He is a past member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Biomechanics and serves on the Board of Associate Editors for the Journal of Orthopedic Research. Among his honors, Dr. Andriacchi has received the Kappa Delta Award, the highest award of the Orthopedic Research Society and the Borelli Award, the highest award of the American Society of Biomechanics. He is Past President of the American Society of Biomechanics and past Secretary-Treasurer for the Orthopedic Research Society and a former member of its Board of Directors.