Biosciences Graduate Program

Karim Abdel-Malek, BS, MS, PhD


Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

Office: 206 ERF
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-676

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BS, Mechanical Engineering, University Jordan
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Research Summary

As Director of the Virtual Soldier Research program, Dr. AbdelMalek directs basic and applied research in human modeling and simulation, computational biomechanics, motion prediction, computational physiology, human performance, and predictive dynamics. He is the creator of Santos, a digital human model that is used by industry and the military for testing human factors, safety, and human performance issues.

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