Experts

Jill Higginson



Professor

Mechanical Engineering


Director

Center for Biomedical Engineering Research

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302-831-NEWS
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Areas of Expertise

  • Investigates the causes of problems with walking experienced by stroke patients.
  • Research analyzes whether gait (walking) problems are muscle-related or caused by interference in signals sent from the brain.
  • Also researches the mechanisms of osteoarthritis, particularly the wearing down of cartilage in the knee.
  • Can speak about musculoskeletal biomechanics and simulation of human movement.

Contact Information

302-831-6622

higginso@udel.edu