Leia Stirling

Assistant Professor
Charles Stark Draper Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics


Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Room 33-311
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139


Academic Degrees

BS 2003 University of Illinois Urbana -Champaign
MS 2005 University of Illinois Urbana -Champaign
PhD 2008 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Society Memberships

American Society of Biomechanics, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society

Positions Held outside MIT

Boston Children's Hospital 2008-2009 (post-doc); Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University 2009-2013 (Senior Staff Engineer) 

Specialization and Research Interests

computational dynamics, system automation, human factors, experimental biomechanics, human-machine interaction for aerospace and medical applications

Teaching Interests

human systems, experimental methods

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