• Morgan Boes

    Title PhD candidate

    PhD candidate
    Anticipated PhD completion: May 2015
    Department of Bioengineering

    Medical Scholars Program

    Anticipated MD completion: May 2018

    Office 217 Mechanical Engineering Building

    Email mboes2@illinois.edu
    Email mboes2@gmail. com

    Morgan completed her BS in Mechancial Engineering at F.W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA.

    Morgan completed her MS degree on a postural control model of persons with Multiple Sclerosis, co-advised by Prof. Jacob Sosnoff in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health and Prof. Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler.


    • Working on the human assist device test bed (TB6) of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power
    • Improving efficiency of the ankle-foot-orthosis (AFO), espeically regarding thermal regulation and component choice.
    • Using the AFO with a serious gaming interface for stroke rehabilitation.

    Research Interests

    • Medical device development, especially for physical rehabilitation.
    • Biomechanical models of human movement

    Personal Interests

    • Playing French Horn
    • Wesley UMC Handbell Choir
    • Pilates and Yoga