Aimee Cloutier was a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow and a Teaching Effectiveness and Career Enhancement fellow at Texas Tech University. Her dissertation topic was Grasping Force Optimization for Robotic and Prosthetic Devices. Her undergraduate research topic was Sensitivity Analysis of Achieving Reach Tasks Considering Joint Angle and Link Length Variability. She has volunteered as a judge for the FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge, and BEST Robotics.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2017

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2012

Research Interests

Biomechanics, wearable technology for rehabilitation, movement disorders and engineering education

Selected Honors, Awards and Memberships

2024 Outstanding New Mechanical Engineering Educator – ASEE Mechanical Engineering Division

TEACH Fellow 2016-17

Interior Design Educators Council 2015 Scholarship Excellence Award

Best Paper Award, ASME INDETC/CIE (2015)

Teaching Interests

Dynamic Systems and Thermodynamics
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