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Tim Norman, Ph.D

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Tim Norman earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in aeronautical and astronomical engineering from Purdue University. Dr. Norman has previously served as professor in West Virginia University's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Orthopaedics. He also served as the director of West Virginia University's Musculoskeletal Research Center. He has published numerous papers in biomedical engineering journals. His areas of expertise are orthopaedic biomechanics, bone mechanics, implants and rehabiliation engineering.


Tim Tuinstra

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Tim Tuinstra is a 1996 B.S.E.E. graduate of Cedarville University and was awarded his M.S.E.E. from the University of Dayton in 1998. He is currently completing his Ph.D. at the University of Dayton involving the automatic computer analysis of lung cancer based on CAT scan imagery. Professor Tuinstra spent four years as a senior engineer at General Dynamics and has conducted graduate research at the Air Force Research Laboratory's Electro-Optical Sensors Lab. His areas of interest and experience include imaging, signal processing, synthetic aperture radar, digital communications, and medical imaging.


Jay Kinsinger

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jay Kinsinger holds two B.S. degrees from the University of Dayton (in mechanical and manufacturing engineering technologies) and has an M.S. in biomedical engineering from Wright State University. Prof. Kinsinger has served as Research Engineer for Ohio Willow Wood Company. During this time he was responsible for designing and manufacturing prosthetic components, for which he was awarded two patents and honored as Innovator of the Year. His memberships include ASME, SME, ASEE, RESNA, and ORTA. His area of interest is rehabilitation engineering.