Antonie Johannes van den Bogert (Ton van den Bogert), Ph.D.
 Title: PH Endwed Chr & Professor
 Dept: Mechanical Engineering
 Office: FH 104
 Phone: 216-687-5329
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. FH 104, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
biomechanics, rehabilitation, sports, orthopaedics, prosthetics, exoskeletons, control
M.S., Physics, University of Utrecht, 1985
Ph.D., Biomechanics, University of Utrecht, 1989
Brief Bio:
Antonie J. (Ton) van den Bogert currently holds the Parker-Hannifin Endowed Chair in Human Motion and Control in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cleveland State University.  He has previously been on the faculty at the University of Calgary (1993-1998) and the Cleveland Clinic (1998-2010).  

His academic degrees are from the University of Utrecht (Netherlands), including a BS/MS degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics, and a PhD degree in Veterinary Science for work on locomotion in horses.

For most of his career, Ton has worked on computational modeling of human movement and computer-aided movement analysis, with applications in rehabilitation, sports, and animation. His work has been supported by numerous federal grants and by contracts with industry. Ton has served as President of the International Society of Biomechanics and also well known as the moderator of Biomch-L, an online discussion forum on human and animal movement science.
Honors and Awards:
2020 Jim Hay Memorial Award, American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)
2020 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2015 Fellow, International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)
2008 Whitaker-Allard Award for Innovation. 10th International Symposium on 3D Movement Analysis
2008 Best Paper Award, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
2005 Technical Achievement Award, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
2004 O'Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Co-investigator with T.E. Hewett.
Research Interests:
Current research interests are (1) control of powered prosthetic and orthotic devices, (2) optimal design of sports equipment, and (3) analysis of human motion, muscle function, and neural control.
Teaching Areas:
Kinematics of Mechanisms (MCE 260), Human Motion and Control (MCE 748), Multibody Dynamics (MCE 550), Numerical Methods (MCE 505).
Professional Affiliations:
American Society of Biomechanics (member)
International Society of Biomechanics (member and past president)
Professional Service:
2020-present Editorial Board, PeerJ - Life & Environment
2001-present Editorial Board, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
2003-present Editorial Board, Clinical Biomechanics
2005-present Editorial Board, Journal of Biomechanics