Dr. Moira Pryhoda, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Sciences, has been involved with the University of Denver since 2008. Now, she embarks on an exciting new opportunity to work with the Major League Baseball team the Cleveland Guardians in the field of sports biomechanics.
In the Fall Quarter, Dr. Diana Chen visited the University of Denver’s Ritchie School of Computer Science and Engineering. She hosted a Lunch and Learn in November on the importance of incorporating Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) initiatives into curriculum to help better prepare students for the workforce.
In collaboration with colleagues, Dr. Chen is designing a new engineering curriculum to educate changemakers who understand that engineering is an inherently socio-technical activity. Chen is visiting from the University of San Diego and has hosted a Lunch & Learn about the sociotechnical lens on Thursday, October 27th. She will be at the University of Denver until December 15th and is hosting a workshop on how to incorporate Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) initiatives into curriculum on Friday, December 2.
Dr. Michelle Sabick, Dean of the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and biomechanics researcher, has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics. Throughout her career, Dean Sabick has been deeply involved in the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), serving in several leadership roles including Newsletter Editor, Communications Chair, and President.