Lena Ting, PhD


Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology


Georgia Tech Neural Engineering Center


Research Interests

  • Neuromechanics of human and animal movement
  • Interactions between biomechanics and neural control of balance and locomotion
  • Musculoskeletal modeling and dynamic simulation of movement

Educational Background

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley 1990
  • M.S.E., Biomechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1993
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1998
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurological Sciences Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1999-2002
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire de Physiologie et Biologie de la Motricit, Univ. Paris V, 1997-1998


  • Program Faculty Member, Bioengineering Graduate Program, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Training Faculty, Neuroscience Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Associate Professor, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Neuroscience Faculty Member, Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, Emory University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University

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