Kristen C. Maitland, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Kristen C. Maitland received her B.S. and M.S degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin as an NSF IGERT Research Fellow. Before joining the faculty at Texas A&M University in 2008, Dr. Maitland served as Staff Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her research focuses on the development of optical imaging and sensing techniques for detection and diagnosis of disease, including cancer and tuberculosis. Dr. Maitland directs the TAMU Summer Institute program in Rwanda.
Michael Moreno, Ph.D.
Dr. Moreno is Director of the Biomechanical Environments Laboratories at Texas A&M and the Orthopedic Biomechanics Research Laboratory at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Moreno is active in several professional organizations and currently serves as Vice Chair of the ASME Bioengineering Division Design, Dynamics, and Rehabilitation Committee. Dr. Moreno is the Biomedical Engineering Instructor for our Summer Institute in Rwanda, Africa. Check out his research website here to see more about Dr. Moreno's work.