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Vinayak Vijayan


Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Email: Vinayak Vijayan
Phone: 937-229-5380
Kettering Laboratories Room 365 Q

Selected Publications

  • Vijayan, V., et al. (2022). Spatiotemporal and muscle activation adaptations during overground walking in response to lower body added mass. Gait & Posture, 92, 116-122.
  • Vijayan, V., et al. (2022). How does added mass affect the gait of middle-aged adults? An assessment using statistical parametric mapping. Sensors, 22, 6154.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Research Ph.D. Award Mechanical Engineering
  • Koehler Award
  • Sigma Xi Mini Talk Medal
  • MPOWER Scholarship

Courses Taught

  • MEE 114L Introduction to Programming
  • MEE 214 Programming for Mechanical Engineers
  • MEE 427 Mechanical Design I
  • MEE 454/554 Biomechanical Modelling

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Biomechanics
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Pi Tau Sigma

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Gait analysis
  • Muscle activity analysis