Dept of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois, Chicago
Chicago, Illinois – United States
Biosketch:Alexander S. Aruin received his PhD in medical cybernetics from the Moscow Institute of Artificial Organs and Transplantation and a DSc (PhD) in biomechanics from the Latvian Institute of Traumatic Injuries and Orthopedics. He was affiliated with the Moscow Institute of Electronic Engineering as full professor and director of the Laboratory of Ergonomics and Biomechanics. After moving to the United States, he became a faculty at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago and later a faculty member at Pennsylvania State University. He is currently a professor of physical therapy, bioengineering, and the director of the Knecht Movement Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rush University, Chicago.
He has co-authored more than 200 referred papers and two monographs in the fields of biomechanics, motor control, neuromuscular disorders, and rehabilitation. His primary research interests have been focused on motor disorders and rehabilitation, biomechanics, and motor control. Dr. Aruin develops new technologies for providing physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Wednesday, November 6
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM