514 Maury Hull
From Alan Jackman
This interview is with Maury Hull, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, and Orthopaedic Surgery. He was hired in 1976 and retired in 2013 although he continues to serve as Director of the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory.
Dr. Hull’s research interests include orthopedic biomechanics with emphasis on the human knee, musculoskeletal system modeling and simulation of movement, and sports biomechanics and equipment design. He pioneered a new surgical technique for total knee replacement, which improves patient outcomes.
He has received numerous awards including the Giovanni Borelli Award from the American Society of Biomechanics in 1989, the both the H. R. Lissner Medal and the Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal from the Bioengineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biomechanics and has served multiple terms as Associate Editor of the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. He received the UC Davis Engineering Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002.
He is interviewed by his friend and colleague, Bruce Hartsough, Professor Emeritus of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.