Coulter

Faculty

Ferris Pfeiffer

Ferris Pfeiffer, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri

Research

  • Biomechanics; applying numerical methods to simulate the function of new and existing medical devices prior to their implantation into patients; imaging modalities that include better diagnostic tools such as producing dynamic 3D solid models of the lumbar spine from clinical CT and flexion/extension x-rays; physical biomechanical testing to validate the numerical methods developed.

Teaching

  • BE 4370-7370 Orthopaedic Biomechanics (3)