Leia Stirling

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Visiting Associate Professor
Contact

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
33-309
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

leia [at] mit.edu
Administrative Assistant
Financial Officer
Academic Degrees

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

Society Memberships

AIAA, American Society of Biomechanics, ASTM, IEEE

Positions Held at MIT

Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School 2008-2009 (post-doc); Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University 2009-2013 (Advanced Technology Team; Director Motion Capture Lab)

Positions Held outside MIT

Associate Professor (University of Michigan, 2019- present); 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

Lab/Research Group Affiliation