Moreno Named TEES Young Faculty Fellow


The TEES Fellows program has provided the opportunity to annually recognize outstanding engineering faculty for more than 30 years. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance.

TEES is an engineering research agency of the State of Texas and a member of The Texas A&M University System. Texas A&M Engineering faculty hold joint appointments as TEES researchers.

Moreno is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering with joint appointments in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

He also serves as director of biomechanics research and engineering in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Houston Methodist Research Hospital.

His work is focused at the intersection of academic research in experimental and computational biomechanics, the medical device industry and clinical practice. His currently funded research projects are supported by NIH, NSF, DARPA, Methodist, and corporate sponsors. These projects include cross-campus interdisciplinary, international, industry and clinical collaborations.

He received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Florida International University in 1996, a master’s degree in science education from Florida International University in 1997, a second master’s in biomedical engineering from Florida International University in 2003, and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M in 2009. He joined the mechanical engineering department in 2014.

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