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Richard M. Greenwald

Adjunct Professor of Engineering

Co-Founder and President, Simbex, Lebanon, NH
Co-Founder, iWalk, Cambridge, MA
Co-Director, TREAT


  • BSE, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University 1986
  • MSE, Biomedical Engineering, Dartmouth College 1988
  • PhD, Bioengineering, University of Utah 1997

Research Interests

Biomechanics; injury prevention; rehabilitation; sports equipment; product development



  • Fall prevention training system and method using a dynamic perturbation platform (7,980,856)
  • Dynamic body protector (7,837,640)
  • Power management of a system for measuring the acceleration of a body part (7,526,389)
  • System and method for measuring the linear and rotational acceleration of a body part (6,826,509)
  • Vibrational device for stimulating tissue and organs (6,620,117)
  • Instrument and method for surgical stimulation of connective tissue (5,961,535)


  • Simbex, Co-Founder and President
  • iWalk, Co-Founder

Professional Activities

  • Co-founder and executive director of the National Institute for Sports Science and Safety (NISSS)


Targeted Fundraising Advice for Innovators: An Interview with Richard Greenwald, PhD


Changing the Game
Jun 14, 2017