Michael L. Madigan

Professor

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Research Areas

Main Area:  Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics

  • Occupational biomechanics and ergonomics 
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Work-related musculoskeletal disorders 
  • Work physiology and fatigue
  • Aging 
  • Obesity 
  • Expert witness consulting
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001
  • M.S., Bioengineering, Texas A&M University, 1996
  • B.S., Bioengineering, Texas A&M University, 1994
  • Professor, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2017 – Present 
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2017 – Present 
  • Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014 – 2017
  • Associate Editor, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2013 – 2017
  • Professor, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2013 – 2014 
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2012 – 2016
  • Secretary and Membership Chair, American Society of Biomechanics, 2009 – 2012
  • Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2007 – 2013
  • Affiliate member, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2002 – 2014
  • Affiliate member, Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, 2001 – 2014
  • Core member, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, 2001 – 2014
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2001 – 2007

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  • American Society of Biomechanics (2000) 
  • American College of Sports Medicine (2006) 
  • International Society for Posture and Gait Research (2016)
  • Texas A&M University, Biomedical Engineering, Faculty Commitment to Students Award, 2017
  • Virginia Tech College of Engineering Certificate of Teaching Excellence 2014 
  • Kevin P. Granata Faculty Fellow, 2013-2014 
  • Virginia Tech, Engineering Science and Mechanics Liviu Librescu Faculty Prize, 2011 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Faculty Fellow, 2012-2014 
  • Virginia Tech College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006 
  • Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology Faculty Affiliate Research Award, 2005 
  • Finalist for International Society of Biomechanics - Clinical Biomechanics Award, 2005

Michael L. Madigan

Michael Madigan
Michael L. Madigan
  • (540) 231-3543
  • mlm@vt.edu
  • 519B Whittemore Hall
    (MC 0118)
    1185 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061