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Silvia Blemker

Commonwealth Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
ssb6n@virginia.edu

Silvia Blemker

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Commonwealth Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

 

Prof. Blemker is a leading researcher and scholar in the area of musculoskeletal biomechanics.  The goal of her large research group is to identify the principles of muscle design and to apply these findings to understand and improve treatments for musculoskeletal impairments associated with movement disorders, such as cerebral palsy.  Prof. Blemker has received several recognitions including the Hartwell Biomedical Research Award, The Fund for Excellence in Science and Technology Award, and the Journal of biomechanics award from the American Society of Biomechanics