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Travis Burgers



Adjunct Assistant Professor

Office Building

Crothers Engineering Hall



Mailing Address

Crothers Engineering Hall 216
Mechanical Engineering-Box 2219
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


PhD Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics emphasis, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2008
MS Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering emphasis, Colorado State University, 2005
BSE, Mechanical Engineering emphasis, Dordt University, 2003

Work Experience

2019–present, Staff Research Engineer, Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, SD
2019–present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, SDSU, Brookings, SD
2020–present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD
2015–2018, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Philips Health Systems, Highland Heights, OH
2013–2015, Senior Test Engineer, Phillips-Medisize, Hudson, WI
2010–2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, MI
2012–2013, Adjunct Research Faculty, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
2012–2013, Adjunct Researcher, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spectrum Health System, Grand Rapids, MI

Area(s) of Research

solid mechanics, biomechanics, medical devices, orthopedics, computational modeling, finite element analysis, bone, fracture healing, mechanotransduction, mechanobiology, agriculture, precision agriculture



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