|Megan Conrad, Ph.D.|
Industrial and Systems Engineering Department
504 EC; (248) 370-4896
Ph.D., Marquette University, 2009
- Ph.D., Marquette University, 2009
- M.S.E, University of Pennsylvania, 2003
- B.S, Marquette University, 2001
Ergonomics, Neuromechanics, Rehabilitation Engineering
Current research assesses human performance in healthy and disabled populations as it pertains to therapy and product design. Specifically, the research evaluates strength and power deficits in the hand after stroke and evaluates the neurological or muscular changes contributing to such deficits.
- Conrad MO and Kamper DG. Isokinetic strength and power deficits in the hand following stroke. Clin Neurophys 123(6). p. 1200-6, 2012.
- Conrad MO, Scheidt RA, Schmit BD. Effects of wrist tendon vibration on targeted upper-arm movements in poststroke hemiparesis. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25(1), p. 61-70, 2011.
- Conrad MO, Scheidt RA, Schmit BD. Effects of wrist tendon vibration on arm tracking in people poststroke. J Neurophysiol 106(3) p 1480-8, 2011.
- Operations Leadership Development Program, Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems, Moorestown, NJ
- Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
- Oakland University, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Assistant Professor (2012-present)
- Illinois Institute of Technology, Adjunct Faculty (2010-2011)