Education

Undergraduate
Yarmouk University (1987), Mechanical Engineering
Graduate School
Jordan Univ of Sci & Tech (1990), Mechanical Engineering
Graduate School
Michigan State University (1997), Mechanical Engineering

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of the Northwestern Center for Engineering Education Research (NCEER)
    (2007)
  • Excellence in Neural Engineering Travel Award, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and National Science Foundation
    (2001)
  • Baskin Award for Excellence in Research, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
    (1999)
  • Falk Research Fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
    (1997-2000)
  • Graduate Student Fellowship for Academic Excellence, Material Sciences and Mechanics Department, Michigan State University
    (1994-1995)
  • Royal Honor Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement, the King of Jordan
    (1987)
  • University Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
    (1987)
  • College of Engineering Dean¬ís Honors list, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
    (1983-1987)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Biomechanics Working Group, Interagency Modeling and Analysis Group; NIH-NBIB (2014)
  • International Consortium on Rehabilitation Robotics (2010)
  • International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics (2008)