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A small group of students smiling and looking at Professor Renee Rogge as she sits at her desk discussing computer images of joint replacement devices

Our Team

As a collaborative program between Rose-Hulman and the Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana, our research team consists of world-renowned orthopedic surgeons in partnership with clinical research interns, engineering faculty and students from the top-ranked undergraduate engineering program in the nation.
Professor Christine Buckley lecturing.

Christine A. Buckley, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Dr. Buckley received her Ph.D. and Master’s degrees from Northwestern University after completing her Bachelor’s at Duke University. Her areas of specialization include biomaterials, orthopedic implants and tissue engineering. Her research has focused on the mechanical conditions in bone surrounding total joint prostheses.

Professor Renee Rogge handling a model of a human leg used in medical training.

Renee D. Rogge, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Dr. Rogge received her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and her Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University. Her areas of specialization include biomaterials, biomechanics, upper extremity biomechanics, 3D whole body modeling and finite element modeling of the distal forearm. Her research has included educational research in engineering and the development of a realistic whole-body model for use in space hardware design.

JRSI Foundation—Engineering & Biomechanical Research/Orthopedic Surgery

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Michael E. Berend, Orthopedic Surgeon M.D. Duke University

!Headshot of Dr. Joshua L. Carter

Joshua L. Carter, Orthopedic Surgeon M.D. University of Kentucky

!Headshot of Dr. Wesley G. Lackey

Wesley G. Lackey, Orthopedic Surgeon M.D. Indiana University

!Headshot of Dr. Robert A. Malinzak

Robert A. Malinzak, Orthopedic Surgeon M.D. Duke University

!Headshot of Dr. John B. Meding

John B. Meding, Orthopedic Surgeon, JRSI Foundation Executive Director M.D. Indiana University

!Headshot of Dr. Jeffrey L. Pierson

Jeffrey L. Pierson, Orthopedic Surgeon M.D. Johns Hopkins University

Undergraduates on our Team

!Headshot of Rose-Hulman student Jacob Alumbaugh.

Jacob Alumbaugh RHIT, Biomedical Engineering Class of 2018

!Headshot of Rose-Hulman student Katie Ward

Katie Ward RHIT, Biomedical Engineering Class of 2017

Two female Rose-Hulman students sit on a bench and laugh.

Life at Rose-Hulman

Yes, life as a student at Rose-Hulman certainly includes hours of stimulating learning, hands-on experience and intense studying. But here's the thing - there's still plenty of time for building new friendships, getting involved in organizations and clubs and having fun.