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

Content Expertise/Teaching Responsibility

• Motion Analysis

• Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

Research Interest

• knee biomechanics, motion analysis, osteoarthritis, anterior cruciate ligament, joint loading and movement, computational biomechanics

Additional Certifications

• Fundamentals of Engineering

Awards & Honors

• 2nd Place, Grand Challenge Competition to Predict In Vivo Knee Loads – 2013

• Faculty Scholar Award, University of Missouri – Kansas City – 2007


Information regarding Dr. Guess’ research may be viewed here.


Publications and information regarding scholarly activity and service may be viewed in Dr. Trent Guess’ Curriculum Vitae.

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