The Bone and Joint Biomechanics Lab uses a variety of tools, both software and hardware, to complete its research tasks. The lab directly owns a variety of these tools and also has access to a wide range of instruments through shared resource or contract labs at the University of Wisconsin. Listed below are several examples of what is available to us.



ABAQUS, Mimics, Geomagic, MATLAB, ProEngineer, Unigraphics, Adobe Creative Suite, Multiple High-powered Workstations (16 GB RAM, 8 CPUs)
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micro-CT scanner

Laser Scanner

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MTS Insight with Various Load Cell Capacities
Various Pressure Mats from Novel Electronics (pedar and pliance systems)
Available Resources
Materials Science Center - SEMs, TEMs, Atomic Force Microscope, Nanoindentor, Sample Preparation, etc…
BME Shared Labs – Plate Reader, Laser Cutter, Incubators, Fluorescence Microscope, High Performance Centrifuges, etc…
UW Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory - Screw-Driven and Servohydraulic Material Testing Frames for Tension, Compression and Torsional Testing
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research - CT scanner, 1.5 and 3T MRI Scanners, Ultrasound, PET/CT Scanner