Student Opportunities Abound at the IBRC

The Injury Biomechanics Research Center provides research opportunities to interested and qualified undergraduate and graduate students, including PhD and Master’s students. There are many ways to get involved with the IBRC and explore possible career and education pathways for your future. Students who participate in IBRC research are from a wide array of majors including Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Anthropology, Health Sciences, and other pre-healthcare professional majors.

Frequently Asked Questions

IBRC students can expect to perform equipment set-up tasks, sensor preparation, medical and microscopic imaging, specimen processing, data analysis, instrumentation, literature reviews, and other general laboratory tasks. The greater the commitment a student makes to the lab, the more opportunities and responsibilities they will experience

Undergraduate students interested in volunteering in the lab should fill out the Student Interest Form below to receive information about expectations and open positions. Current or prospective graduate students should directly contact the faculty member they are interested in working with.

Undergraduate Research Assistant positions may be available to students after they obtain research experience and demonstrate responsibility and leadership in the IBRC.

No. This is your opportunity to gain experience across fields and scientific applications. We do expect students to come in with a positive attitude, the desire to learn, and the willingness to contribute through a variety of tasks and research opportunities.

Injury Biomechanics
Research Center Contact

Michelle Whitmer

Lab Service Coordinator


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Student Interest Form

The IBRC offers several volunteer and paid positions to work in our research center throughout the year. Let us know if you’re interested in working with us.