Students’ Corner

Posted on June 27, 2014

Hello ISB Trainees,

I am looking forward to seeing many of you at the World Congress of Biomechanics in July. The ISB is hosting a few events that you do not want to miss – so mark your calendars!

ISB Trainee Mixer: Tuesday July 8th from 7-10p at Champions Boston in the Boston Marriot. Some food and drinks will be provided. Current and prospective ISB Trainees are welcome! At 7:45PM, a panel discussion on networking will take place. The panel will include the following ISB members:

Allison Gruber, PhD: Post Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst (will begin as Assistant Professor at University of Indiana – Bloomington in Fall),

Brent Edwards, PhD: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary

Ross Miller, PhD: Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland

Ron Zernicke, PhD: Professor and Dean, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan

Joe Hamill, PhD: Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

ISB Symposium on Motor Control: Tuesday July 8 from 2:30-6pm

Other Affiliated Events:

Delsys workshop: Bridging Motor Control and Biomechanics: What can advances in Sensor Technology Offer? Sunday July 6th 12-2:15p – register at

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Programming (all are welcome):

Tuesday July 8 – Academic Careers Panel 1-2 PM

Tuesday July 8 – Industry Careers Panel 6:30-7:30 PM

Thursday July 10 – Grant Funding Panel 6:30-7:30 PM

Thursday July 10 – Graduate Student Social 8PM at LIR (903 Boylston Street)

For those of you who will not be at WCB 2014, I hope to see you in Glasgow next summer. In July, we will begin planning trainee programming for ISB 2015. I would love some ideas and feedback from the student members. Please email me any suggestions for programming or ISB Trainee Initiatives.


Don’t forget to follow @ISBiomechanics (twitter), International Society of Biomechanics (Facebook), International Society of Biomechanics Student Group, and the International Society of Biomechanics members LinkedIn page.

All the best,

Kelsey Collins


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