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Thurmon Lockhart


Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, ASU

Dr. Thurmon Lockhart’s research interests are fall prevention, fall risk prediction and assessments, gait and posture, postural control, and nonlinear dynamics, and wireless wearable sensors and closed-loop neuromodulation systems. Dr. Lockhart has translated research findings into practice by reaching a significant number of external organizations and individuals. His outreach efforts have impacted several organizations including the UPS, Diageo, Los Alamos National Security, DOE, GE, BP, SnapOn Tools and the US Navy.

In recognition of these scientific achievements, Dr. Lockhart and co-workers were awarded the Alexander C. Williams, Jr., Design Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in 2008. His research was recently featured on the PBS NOVA ScienceNow and Good Morning America programs, Fortune, AgingWell, Men’s Health and Discover magazines. He has numerous representative publications on the subject of slips, trips and falls.

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