Narayan Yoganandan, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Chairman, Biomedical Engineering

Introduction

Narayan Yoganandan, PhD, is Professor and Chairman of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Neurosurgery and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University. He has published over 220 peer-reviewed archival journal papers, 40 book chapters, 250 abstracts and conference proceedings, and 100 presentations. He is the senior editor of two books, entitled Frontiers in Head and Neck Trauma: Clinical and Biomechanical (1988, 743 pages) and Frontiers in Whiplash Trauma: Clinical and Biomechanical (2000; 589 pages).

He has served on editorial boards and study sections for federal government grants and private organizations. In addition to receiving numerous awards, he is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Education & Training

  • BS – Mathematics, Mysore University, Mysore, India (1973)
  • BS – Civil Engineering, Mysore University, Mysore, India (1977)
  • MS – Civil/Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (1979)
  • PhD – Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (1985)

Awards & Honors

  • 1979 – 1981 – Consulting Engineer, Tata Consulting Engineers, Bangalore, India
  • 1981 – 1983 – Teaching/Research Assistant, College of Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1983 – 1985 – Research Assistant, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1986 – 1987 – Visiting Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1986 – 1991 – Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1987 – 1991 – Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1990 – Present – Faculty, Biophysics Graduate Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1991 – Present – Assistant Chief, Neuroscience Research Laboratories, VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1991 – 1994 – Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1991 – 1994 – Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1994 – Present – Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1994 – Present – Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • 1997 – Present – Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering Dept. of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2008 – Present – Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Primary Research Areas

  • Impact trauma biomechanics in civilian and military environments; clinical spine biomechanics using experimental and computational methodologies.

Publications

Mailing Address

Zablocki VA Medical Center
Neuroscience Research Labs – Research 151
5000 W. National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295