Biomechanics research is within the overall program area of biomedical engineering (BME) at Dartmouth supporting discovery in fundamental applied science and engineering, as well as translational science, to address grand challenges in human health.

Biomechanics research at Dartmouth is a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort that combines materials research, engineering design, and biomechanical assessment and modeling in an interactive teaching environment.

Research Subfields

Cell biomechanics

Magnetic resonance elastography

Nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia

Orthopedic implant design and analysis

Spinal fusion surgery and image guidance

Tissue engineering and biomimetics