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Dr. Robert Catena's

Gait and Posture Biomechanics Lab

How do I join the GPB lab?

There are currently several routes to join our lab. In all cases, please send me an email that includes your transcripts and CV/resume. I will review, and schedule an interview. As Biomechanics is the application of math and physics principles to the human body, students entering into my lab will have already been successful in physics and math (Calculus) and demonstrate a strong interest in applying those to health sciences. Additionally, I am interested in bringing in students that desire to learn and have a proven ability of problem solving on their own and professionalism.

If you are interessted in a paid technician, graduate or post-doctoral position, I will advertise on Biomch-L

Kinesiology

Kinesiology
Dr. Catena is an Assistant Professor in Kinesiology at WSU. The Kinesiology program currently (as of 3/5/19) does not have graduate programs. However, there are plans to have one soon. Therefore, you can currently either join the lab as an undergraduate student or as a post-doctoral fellow. The best way to find out about unpaid internships in the lab is to contact Dr. Catena.

Engineering

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Dr. Catena is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at WSU. Engineering has all options from B.S. to post-doc to allow you to get involved in the GPB Lab. Feel free to contact Dr. Catena regarding these options.

Neuroscience

Human brain illustrated with interconnected small nerves - 3d renderDr. Catena is a graduate faculty member in Neuroscience at WSU. Neuroscience has options from M.S. to post-doc to allow you to get involved in the GPB Lab. Feel free to contact Dr. Catena regarding these options.

Are you a local high school student?

Dr. Catena is willing to accept the most exceptional high school students to intern in the lab. Students must be hard-working, motivated, and dedicated. If you are interested, please email Dr. Catena to set up an appointment so that you meet and discuss a position further.


Phone: (509) 335-4250          Email: robert.catena@wsu.edu          Location: Smith Gym 19 and 21, Pullman WA 99164-1410