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About Trevor J. Lujan

With a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Utah, Dr. Trevor J. Lujan joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at Boise State University in 2012. He has taught biomaterials science and biomechanics and his research includes projects in cartilage engineering, traumatic brain injury and soft-tissue mechanobiology. Dr. Lujan's work has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health. He has written and presented his findings widely and has served as an invited reviewer for a number of journals including Journal of Biomechanics, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Connective Tissue Research, and Journal of Applied Biomechanics.


2012 - Present Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests


2018 - Present Replicating Marrow Mechanics of Stem Cells Ex vivo
National Institutes of Health
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Gunes Uzer, David Estrada, Julia Thom Oxford, and Mary C. Farach-Carson
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Honors and Awards

  • 2010 - Award of Excellence, Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2010 - Mid America Award - Best Paper
  • 2016 - CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

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Articles (16)

Dissertation (1)

Student Mentored Work (4)