Amanda Esquivel obtained her PhD from Wayne State University in Biomedical Engineering. She is currently an Associate Professor in Bioengineering at University of Michigan – Dearborn in the department of Mechanical Engineering. Her research focuses on head injuries and measuring head acceleration in male and female athletes, validating wearable devices for on-field measurement, and protective equipment. She was recently awarded a Major Research Instrumentation by the National Science Foundation to acquire a linear impactor system to study injury mechanisms and severity.
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, 2008
MS, Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, 2005
BS, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001