Géza F. Kogler

Géza F. Kogler

Géza F. Kogler was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959. He received his B.F.A. degree in fine arts from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, in 1982, a post graduate certificate in Orthotics from Northwestern University Prosthetics and Orthotics Center, Chicago Illinois, in 1983, and his Ph.D. degree in bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, in 1998.

After working in clinical practices for several years he joined the Orthotics Prosthetics Department, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, as an Instructor (1986-1991). He then took a position as Instructor of Clinical Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield Illinois, where he became an Assistant Professor in 1995 and Associate Professor in 2001. Dr. Kogler was a Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden in 2003. He was in clinical practice at Springfield Clinic, Springfield, Illinois (2003-07) before joining the School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, as a Research Scientist (2008). Dr. Kogler is currently the Program Director of the Master of Science in Prosthetic and Orthotics and Principal Investigator for the Clinical Biomechanics Laboratory.

His current research interests include: powered exoskeletal systems for rehabilitation, sensing applications for diagnostics and musculoskeletal health, foot ankle biomechanics, and plantar foot tissue mechanics. Dr. Kogler has received numerous awards for his research in foot ankle biomechanics from the American Society of Biomechanics, the International Society of Biomechanics and the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics all of which he is an active member.


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