Elisa S. Arch

Elisa S. Arch

Associate Professor

Office Location:
340 Tower at STAR

Research Interests

  • Adaptive capacity of the human musculoskeletal system during movement tasks
  • Interaction between the musculoskeletal system and prosthetic and orthotic devices
  • Optimization of the design and prescription of prosthetic and orthotic devices


  • Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2012, Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S., University of Virginia, 2008, Biomedical Engineering

Honors & Awards

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP), 2009-2012