Conference: October 30 – November 3, 2022
Exhibition: October 30 – November 2, 2022
Committee Meetings: October 29 – November 3, 2022
Reuben Kraft is an associate professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering at Penn State University. After earning his doctorate in mechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kraft spent four years at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and then one year at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Dr. Kraft has been at Penn State since 2013 and is a co-hire of Penn State's Institute for Computational and Data Sciences. He is also affiliated with the Center for Neural Engineering. Dr. Kraft’s primary research interests are in computational biomechanics, high strain rate mechanics, and mechanobiology. Dr. Kraft was awarded the NSF CAREER and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his work in computational biomechanics. He also was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society.