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Rika W. Carlsen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (Engineering)
Coordinator, SEMS ROC (SEMS - ROC)
carlsen@rmu.edu
412-397-3531 phone (M)
412-397-2593 fax
John Jay 222


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2012
  • Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Minor: Bioengineering), University of Pittsburgh, 2006

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Injury biomechanics (focus on traumatic brain injury)
  • Cell and tissue mechanics
  • Finite element modeling
  • Biohybrid microsystems

Publications