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Andrew Merryweather
Biography
Andrew S. Merryweather is director of the Ergonomics and Safety Program at the University of Utah’s Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and adjunct associate professor in the departments of Family and Preventative Medicine and Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. He teaches and directs research in the areas of biomechanics, human factors, musculoskeletal injury prevention, and human-system modeling. Dr. Merryweather obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah in 2008 as a NIOSH Trainee in Occupational Injury Prevention. Dr. Merryweather has managed significant research projects investigating musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, falls, assistive technologies for persons with disabilities, adaptive technology development, and robotics.