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About Matthew Leineweber

Dr. Matthew Leineweber is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering at San Jose State University. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, with an emphasis in Biomechanical Engineering. Professor Leineweber research focuses primarily on evaluating human motion biomechanics, medical device design, rehabilitation engineering, medical imaging, and soft tissue mechanics. His work has examined topics ranging from the design optimization of a novel knee prosthesis for lower-limb amputees, to the use of ultrasound techniques for analyzing skeletal muscle injury. His courses at SJSU include Medical Imaging for Engineers and Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, San Jose State University Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2017 - 2019 Program Award
EMHSeed, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine & Faculty of Applied Science
$60,000
2017 - 2018 Research Grant
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
$13,000
2016 - 2018 Collaborative Research and Development Grant
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
$35,000
2015 - 2016 Research Grant
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
$8,500
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Honors and Awards

  • MAE Excellence in Teaching Award (Cornell University)
  • NSF GRFP Honorable Mention
  • MAE Outstanding Service Award (Cornell University)
  • University Scholar (University of Portland)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention April 2011
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention April 2010

Education

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August 2014 Ph.D., Cornell University ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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January 2013 M.S, Cornell University ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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May 2009 B.S, University of Portland ‐ Mechanical Engineering
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Peer Reviewed Articles (14)

Book Chapters (1)

Conference Presentations (9)