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Dustin Crouch

Dustin Crouch

Assistant Professor

Biography

August 2017-Present
Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2015-2017
Research Scientist
Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab
UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

2014-2015
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab
UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

2006-2009
Design Engineer
Rotating Parts Center of Excellence
GE Aircraft Engines, Evendale, OH


Research

  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics and neuromuscular coordination
  • Upper extremity movement, strength, function, and disorder
  • Neural Prothesis Control
  • Wearable devices for movement assistance

Education

PhD, BME, 2014, VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

BS, AE, 2006, North Carolina State University


Professional Service

Member: American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

 


Awards and Recognitions

ASB Travel Award, 2013

1st Place Poster Presentation, VT-WFU SBES Symposium, 2012


Publications

Refereed Articles

Crouch DL, Huang H. Lumped-Parameter Electromyogram-Driven Musculoskeletal Hand Model: A Potential Platform For Real-Time Control. Journal ofBiomechanics. In Press (Available Online).

Crouch DL, Santago II AC, Plate JF, Li Z, Saul KR. Relationship Between Maximum Isometric Joint Moment and Functional Task Performance in Patients with Brachia! Plexus Injury. Gait & Posture, 44: 238-244.

Crouch DL, Huang H. Simple EMG-Driven Musculoskeletal Model Enables Consistent Control Performance During Path Tracing Tasks. 38th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

 Huang H, Crouch DL, Wang D, Liu M, Sawicki GS. A Cyber Expert System for Auto-Tuning Powered Prosthesis Impedance Control Parameters. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 44(5): 1613-1624.

Crouch DL, Huang H. Musculoskeletal Model Predicts Multi-joint Wrist and Hand Movement From Limited EMG Control Signals. 37th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, I132- 1135.

Crouch DL, Hutchinson ID, Plate JF, Antoniono J, Gong H, Cao G, Li Z, Saul KR. Biomechanical Basis of Shoulder Osseous Deformity and Contracture in a Rat Model of Brachia! Plexus Birth Palsy. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 97(15): 1264-1271.

Cheng W, Cornwall R, Crouch DL, Li Z, Saul KR. Contributions of Muscle Imbalance and Impaired Growth to Postural and Osseous Shoulder Deformity Following Brachia! Plexus Birth Palsy: A Computational Simulation Analysis. Journal of Hand Surgery, 40(6): 1170-1176.

Crouch DL, Plate JF, Li Z, Saul KR. Computational sensitivity analysis to identify muscles that can mechanically contribute to shoulder deformity following brachia! plexus birth palsy. Journal of Hand Surgery, 39(2): 303- 311.

Crouch DL, Plate JF, Li Z, Saul KR. Biomechanical contributions of posterior deltoid and teres minor in the context of axillary nerve injury: a computational study. Journal a/Hand Surgery, 38(2): 241-249.

Crouch DL, Li Z, Barnwell J, Plate JF, Daly M, Saul KR. Computer simulation of nerve transfer strategies for restoring shoulder function after adult CS and C6 root avulsion injuries. Journal a/Hand Surgery, 36(10): 1644-1651.

 

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