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Narayan Yoganandan, PhD

NarayanYoganandan

Narayan Yoganandan, PhD

Professor; Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Locations

  • Neurosurgery

Biography

Narayan Yoganandan, PhD, is Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Neurosurgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University. He has published over 220 peer-reviewed archival journal papers, 40 book chapters, 250 abstracts and conference proceedings, and 100 presentations. He is the senior editor of two books, entitled Frontiers in Head and Neck Trauma: Clinical and Biomechanical (1988, 743 pages) and Frontiers in Whiplash Trauma: Clinical and Biomechanical (2000; 589 pages).

He has served on editorial boards and study sections for federal government grants and private organizations. In addition to receiving numerous awards, he is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Honors and Awards

1979 – 1981 – Consulting Engineer, Tata Consulting Engineers, Bangalore, India
1981 – 1983 – Teaching/Research Assistant, College of Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
1983 – 1985 – Research Assistant, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1986 – 1987 – Visiting Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1986 – 1991 – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
1987 – 1991 – Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1990 – Present – Faculty, Biophysics Graduate Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1991 – Present – Assistant Chief, Neuroscience Research Laboratories, VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
1991 – 1994 – Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1991 – 1994 – Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
1994 – Present – Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1994 – Present – Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
1997 – Present – Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering Dept. of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2008 – Present – Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Education

BS, Mathematics, Mysore University, Mysore, India, 1973
BS, Civil Engineering, Mysore University, Mysore, India, 1977
MS, Civil/Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1979
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1985

Research Interests

Impact trauma biomechanics in civilian and military environments; clinical spine biomechanics using experimental and computational methodologies.

Publications