Kathleen Sienko, Ph.D.

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering


3454 G.G. Brown
2350 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125


(734) 647-8249

Research Interests

Specializes in sensory augmentation, rehabilitation engineering, biomechanics, medical device design (emphasis on global health contexts and task-shifting devices), and engineering design education.

Research Areas:

Biomechanics, Engineering Education, Ergonomics and Rehabilitation, Organ and Whole Body Biomechanics

Additional Title(s)

  • Director, Global Health Design Initiative (GHDI)
  • Co-Founder, Center for Socially Engaged Design (CSED)