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Professor and Department Head

Dr. Monty Escabi
Phone: (860) 486-0063
Email: monty.escabi@uconn.edu


Lisa Ephraim
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Phone: (860) 486-0163
E-mail: lisae@engr.uconn.edu

Jennifer Seyford
Financial Assistant II
Phone: (860) 486-0116
E-mail: jennifer.seyford@uconn.edu

Birgit Sawstrom
Admin Service Assistant III
Phone: (860) 486-1267 
E-mail: birgit.sawstrom@uconn.edu

Sowmya Ramesh
Financial Assistant I
Phone: (860) 486-7139
E-mail: sowmya.ramesh@uconn.edu

Sarah Dunnack
Administrative Program Support I
Phone: (860) 486-5838
E-mail: sarah.dunnack@uconn.edu



Main Office Address

Biomedical Engineering Department
A.B. Bronwell Building, Room 217
260 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3247
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3247
Phone: (860) 486-5838
Fax: (860) 486-2500

Gielo-Perczak, Krystyna

Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Interests:
Biomechanics, exoskeletons, modeling and simulation of the musculoskeletal system, design, human-machine systems
University of Connecticut
School of Engineering
Bronwell Bldg., Office 204
260 Glenbrook Rd., Unit 2247
Storrs, CT 06269-2247, USA
Office Phone:   (860) 486-0370
MS Warsaw University of Technology
PhD Warsaw University of Technology

Research Summary:

Information about current research projects could be found at:

Honors and Awards:

  • National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium Selectee, the National Academies’ Beckman Ctr., Irvine, CA, 2014
  • Member of Distinguished Scientific Advisory Board of the International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors 2nd Edition, 2005

Selected Publications:

Google Scholar Citations Link

1. Nihara, J., Gielo-Perczak, K. , Asaki, T., Cardinal, L., Saito, I., Randa, N., Uribe, F., (2015): Finite element analysis of mandibular molar protraction mechanics using mini- Thermal Gradients During Arthroscopic Surgery Using Radio Frequency Electrode screws. European Journal of Orthodontics 37 (1): 95-100.

2. Chen, SJ, Gielo-Perczak, K. (2011): Effect of impeded medial longitudinal arch drop on vertical ground reaction force and center of pressure during static loading, Foot & Ankle International. 32(1):77-84.

3. DiDomenico A., Gielo-Perczak K., McGorry R., Chang C. (2010). Effects of simulated occupational task parameters on balance. Applied Ergonomics 41(3):484-9.

4. Gielo-Perczak K., Karwowski W., Rodrick D. (2009). Nonlinear behavior of the center of pressure in simulated standing on elevated construction beams. Work. Journal of Prevention, Assessment, & Rehabilitation, 34(2):195-203.

5. Gielo-Perczak, K., Matz, S., & An, K.-N. (2006). Arm abduction strength and its relationship to shoulder geometry. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 16, 66-78.