People

The Alliance’s ultimate success is enhanced by diversity—of people, perspectives, talents, and partnerships. UC San Diego embraces these philosophies to improve the lives of people everywhere.

Human Performance Alliance @ UC San Diego
UC San Diego Leadership
UC San Diego Investigators

Human Performance Alliance
Leadership Scientific Advisory Council
Founders Sports Advisory Council

Alliance Leadership @
UC San Diego

Andrew D. McCulloch, PhD

Shu Chien Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine (cmrg.ucsd.edu)

Director, Institute for Engineering in Medicine (iem.ucsd.edu)

Moonshoot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Multiscale Modeling & Biomechanics

Samuel Ward, PhD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, and Bioengineering (muscle.ucsd.edu)

Innovation Hub @ UC San Diego

Triton Center for Performance and Injury Science

Alliance Members @
UC San Diego

Kim Cooper, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology (ucsdcooperlab.com)

Adam Engler, PhD

Professor and Vice-Chair of Bioengineering (ecm.ucsd.edu)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Mechanobiology

Stephanie Fraley, PhD

Associate Professor of Bioengineering…..(fraley.ucsd.edu)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Mechanobiology

Pradipta Ghosh, MD

Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Director, Institute for Network Medicine [iNetMed.ucsd.edu]
Executive Director, HUMANOID Center of Research Excellence (CoRE)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Systems Biology

Padmini Rangamani, PhD

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. (sites.google.com/eng.ucsd.edu/prangamani)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Systems Biology

Robert Sah, MD, ScD

Professor of Bioengineering (cte.ucsd.edu)

Adjunct Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Innovation Hub

Triton Center for Performance and Injury Science

Daniela Valdez-Jasso, PhD

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering (dvj.ucsd.edu)
Faculty Affiliate of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Biomechanics

Alliance Affiliates, Staff, Post Docs, & Students

Jennifer Stowe, MS

Laboratory Manager & Researcher, McCulloch lab (cmrg.ucsd.edu) & Valdez-Jasso Lab (dvj.ucsd.edu)

Project Manager, Human Performance Alliance @ UC San Diego

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Biomechanics

Katie Knaus, PhD

Postdoc, McCulloch Lab (cmrg.ucsd.edu)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Multiscale Modeling

Swithin Razu, PhD

Postdoc, McCulloch Lab (cmrg.ucsd.edu)

Moonshot 4, Multiscale Athlete

Multiscale Modeling

Severin Ruoss, PhD

Postdoc, Ward Lab (muscle.ucsd.edu) & Engler Lab (ecm.ucsd.edu)

Innovation Hub

Triton Center for Performance and Injury Science

Dani Gonzalez

Graduate Student, McCulloch Lab

Moonshot 4

Biomechanics

Katie Cui

Graduate Student, McCulloch Lab

Moonshot 4

Biomechanics