Meet Our Team

Faculty & Staff

Brooke Slavens

Brooke Slavens


Lab Director

University of Iowa,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2001

Marquette University,
MS Biomedical Engineering 2004
PhD Biomedical Engineering 2007
NIDRR ARRT Postdoctoral Training Pediatric Mobility 2010

Alyssa Schnorenberg

Alyssa Schnorenberg


Lab Manager

Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2007
MS Biomedical Engineering 2012
PhD Biomedical Engineering In Progress

Student Researchers

Omid Jahanian

Omid Jahanian


Azad University of Mashhad, Iran,
BS Mechanical Engineering 2006
MS Mechanical Engineering 2010

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
PhD Interdisciplinary Health Sciences 2018
Justin Riebe

Justin Riebe


Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2018
Briana Magruder

Briana Magruder


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Occupational Studies 2018
Margaret French

Margaret French


Southern Illinois University,
BS Exercise Science 2015

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
MS Occupational Therapy 2018
Melody Pournezam

Melody Pournezam


Islamic Azad University, Iran,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2006

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
MS Biomedical Engineering 2018
Anahita Qashqai

Anahita Qashqai


Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2014

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
PhD Interdisciplinary Health Sciences 2021
Nicole Vigon

Nicole Vigon


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2020
Lauren Ziemer

Lauren Ziemer


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater,
BS Chemistry 2016
Anna Herzog

Anna Herzog


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria,
BS Medical Engineering 2018
Katharina Biebl

Katharina Biebl


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria,
BS Medical Engineering 2018
Carolyn Callahan

Carolyn Callahan


University of Scranton,
BS Occupational Therapy 1998
Benjamin Chapman

Benjamin Chapman


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2018
Armando Barron

Armando Barron


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Biological Sciences 2018
Kathryn Tercher

Kathryn Tercher


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2018

Jared Bonack


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2021

Lab Alumni

Ryan Inawat


Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2010
MS Biomedical Engineering 2014

Lianna Hawi


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BS Mechanical Engineering 2017
Application Engineer at Rockwell Automation

Tomer Korabelnikov


University of Wisconsin – Madison,
BS Neuroscience 2020

Gabriella Stadler


University of Wisconsin – Madison

Jonathan Lee


Case Western Reserve University,
BS Biology 2021

Kevin Schlidt


University of Wyoming,
BS Physiology 2016

Medical College of Wisconsin,
MD 2020

Emilie Simpson


Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2017

Jason Hubler


Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2020

Marissa Thill


University of Minnesota, Twin Cities,
BS Kinesiology 2016

Liverpool John Moores University, UK,
MS Sport and Clinical Biomechanics 2017

Leah Lee


Case Western Reserve University,
BS Biology 2018

Gopika Senthilkumar


University of Wisconsin – Madison,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2019

Austin Bellile


Milwaukee School of Engineering,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2017
MS Engineering 2018

Maximilian Kopf


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria,
BS Medical Engineering 2016

Sofie Schunk


Marquette University,
BS Biomedical Engineering 2014
MS Biomedical Engineering 2015
Medical Device Engineer at Dexcom

Chris Burckardt


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
BA Communications 2006
MS Occupational Therapy 2015
Occupational Therapist at Columbus School District

Judy Gum


University of Wisconsin – Green Bay,
BS Human Biology 1996

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
MS Occupational Therapy 2015
Pediatric Occupational Therapist at Rehab Resources

Christine Aurit


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
MS Occupational Therapy 2014
Occupational Therapist at Aurora Public Schools

Goeran Fiedler


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
PhD Health Sciences 2012
Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences