Jessica Buschman received a "Woman in Engineering Award" at the College of Engineering Evening with Industry dinner on February 21, 2014. The award was sponsored by Meritor WABCO, a supplier of braking and controls systems for commercial vehicles out of Troy, MI. Jessica won the award based on her research experience in the Biomechanical Design Research Laboratory and her presentation at the American Society of Biomechanics Conference in September 2013. Her presentation at the conference was on the relative influence of the pelvis and rib cage on spinal curvature in standing and seated postures.
Abinand Manorama graduated with his Doctoral degree in December, 2013, and has been hired by Adidas. He will be relocating to Portland, OR, to be part of the Adidas Innovation Team (a.i.t). Congratulations Abinand!