Grace D. O’Connell, PhD

Associate Professor
Don M. Cunningham Chair of Mechanical Engineering


Curriculum Vitae

University of California, Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering Department
5122 Etcheverry Hall, #1740
Berkeley, CA 94720-1740
Phone: 510-642-3739
Fax: 510-642-5539

2001 – 2004 B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland
2004 – 2009 Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
2009 – 2013 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University

Specific Research Interests
Biomechanics of cartilage and intervertebral disc; tissue engineering; continuum modeling of soft tissues; intervertebral disc function, degeneration, and regeneration

Book Chapters
1. O’Connell GD, Lima EK, Bian L, Chahine NO, Albro MB, Cook JL Ateshian GA, Hung CT. Toward Engineering a Biological Joint Replacement.

Please check the Resources section for Journal Publications and Conference proceedings from the lab.