Andrew S. Merryweather

Ag Safety and Health June 13, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Andrew Merryweather is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah where he teaches and directs research in the areas of injury biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering, design, and 3D human motion analysis. Dr. Merryweather obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah in 2008. Over the past 10 years Dr. Merryweather has managed significant research projects investigating musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, assistive technologies for persons with disabilities and many other projects involving computer modeling of human movement to understand and reduce injuries. 

Andrew holds adjunct research appointments in the Department of Physical Therapy and Family and Preventive Medicine. He is an active member of the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and engages in research to prevent occupational injuries and rehabilitate injured workers.


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