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Alex Shorter

Alex Shorter

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering


3534 GGB
2350 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (734) 764-8449

Research Interests

Design, Fabrication, Control and Evaluation of Human Assist Devices, Gait Analysis, Biomechanics, Instrument Design.

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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New activity trackers for dolphin conservation
Experiments with custom-made biologging devices offer new insight into dolphin swimming and energy requirements.

Understanding nature's biosonar
Mechanical engineers working with dolphins to better understand their biosonar. This understanding will have benefits for healthcare, the environment, and automotive.

Seven faculty members receives College of Engineering Awards 2020-21
Seven Mechanical Engineering Faculty have been awarded 2020-21 College of Engineering Awards! Congratulations to them for their outstanding achievements.

ME Welcomes New Faculty Members
The ME department is pleased to welcome Rohini Bala Chandran, Elliott Rouse and Alex Shorter who are joining the faculty as assistant professors.