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Trent M. Guess

Educational Background:

  • PhD – Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • MS – Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • BS – Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Curriculum Vitae

Content Expertise/Teaching Responsibility:

  • Motion Analysis
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology
  • Research Methods


Research Interest:

  • Director, Mizzou Motion Analysis Center – knee biomechanics, motion analysis, osteoarthritis, anterior cruciate ligament, joint loading and movement, computational biomechanics


Additional Certifications:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering


Awards & Honors:

  • Excellence in Education Award, University of Missouri – 2017
  • Top Three University Winner, Simulating Reality Contest, MSC Software – 2016
  • 2nd Place, Grand Challenge Competition to Predict In Vivo Knee Loads – 2013
  • Faculty Scholar Award, University of Missouri – Kansas City – 2007