Rick Neptune
Richard R.
Neptune
PhD.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Neptune's research interests are in the areas of musculoskeletal and sport biomechanics and neuromotor control of human movement. His research integrates musculoskeletal modeling, computer simulation and experimental analysis techniques to analyze various patient populations including lower-limb amputees and those with post-stroke hemiparesis. Additional research is directed at optimizing orthotic and prosthetic designs to enhance performance using advanced additive manufacturing techniques.