Carolyn A. Duncan

Visiting Assistant Professor

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Research Areas

Main Area:  Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Posture
  • Biomechanics
  • Kinematics
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neuromechanics

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Memorial university, St. John's, NL, Canada
  • M.S., Occupational Biomechanics, University of New Brunswick, Frederiction, NB, Canada
  • B.S., Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Frederiction, NB, Canada

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, August 2016 - present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Waterloo, October 2014 - August 2016
  • Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellow, Sleipnir Lift Management, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Memorial University, September 2013 - September 2014
  • ISE 5614:  Human Physical Capabilities

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  • International Society of Posture and Gait Research, 2014 - present
  • Canadian Society of Biomechanics, 2006 - present
  • Association of Canadian Ergonomics, 2006 - present
  • American-British-Canadian-Dotch Group on Human Performance at Sea, 2007 - present
  • Doctoral Scholarship and the Dean's Excellence Award, memorial University of Newfoundland, 2007 - 2009
  • Board of Governors Merit Award of Graduate Studies, University of New Brunswick, 2005 - 2007
  • Magee Third Century Post Graduate Merit Award, University of New Brunswick, 2005 - 2006
  • Alumni Undergraduate Scholarship, University of New Brunswick, 2004 - 2005
  • N. Myles Brown Undergraduate Scholarship, University of New Brunswick, 2003 - 2004
  • Joy Wells Kidd Bursary, University of New Brunswick, 2002 - 2003
  • Sir George E. Foster Scholarship, University of New Brunswick, 2002 - 2003
  • Governor T. Carleton Scholarship, University of New Brunswick, 2001 - 2002
  • Faculty of Kinesiology Dean's List for Academic Merit, 2002 - 2005

Dr. Carolyn Duncan

Dr. Carolyn Duncan
  • (540) 231-9993
  • carodunc@vt.edu
  • 544 Whittemore Hall
    (MC 0118)
    1185 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061