Trent M. Guess

Trent Guess


Associate Professor

HealthSouth Professorship

Educational background

  • PhD – Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • MS – Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • BS – Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Content expertise/teaching responsibility

  • Motion Analysis
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology
  • Research Methods

Research interest

  • Director, Mizzou Motion Analysis Center – knee biomechanics, motion analysis, osteoarthritis, anterior cruciate ligament, joint loading and movement, computational biomechanics

Additional certifications

  • Fundamentals of Engineering

Awards & honors

  • Excellence in Education Award, University of Missouri – 2017
  • Top Three University Winner, Simulating Reality Contest, MSC Software – 2016
  • 2nd Place, Grand Challenge Competition to Predict In Vivo Knee Loads – 2013
  • Faculty Scholar Award, University of Missouri – Kansas City – 2007

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