Ph.D. Stanford University. Mechanical Engineering. 1993.
M.S. Stanford University. Mechanical Engineering. 1993.
B.S. University of Illinois. Electrical Engineering. 1987.
Dynamics and control of human movement; multi-body dynamics; sensorimotor control models of human balance; automatic generation of dynamical equations of motion; passive dynamic walking; age-related changes in balance control.
Gordon, K. E., Ferris, D. P., and Kuo, A. D. (2009) Metabolic and mechanical energy costs of reducing vertical center of mass movement during gait. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 90(1): 136-144.
Collins, S. H., Adamczyk, P. G., Ferris, D. P., and Kuo, A. D. (2009) A simple method for calibrating force plates and force treadmills using an instrumented pole. Gait & Posture, 29: 54-64.
Dean, J. C. and Kuo, A. D. (2008) Elastic coupling of limb joints enables faster bipedal walking. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Epub ahead of print.
Kutch, J. J., Kuo, A. D., Bloch, A. M., and Rymer, W. Z. (2008) Endpoint force fluctuations reveal flexible rather than synergistic patterns of muscle cooperation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 100: 2455-2471.
Vanderpool, M. T., Collins, S. H., and Kuo, A. D. (2008) Ankle fixation need not increase the energetic cost of human walking. Gait & Posture, 28: 427-433.
Donelan, J. M., Li, Q., Naing, V., Hoffer, J. A., Weber, D. J., and Kuo, A. D. Biomechanical energy harvesting: Generating electricity during walking with minimal user effort. Science, 319: 807-810.
Kuo, A. D. (2007) The six determinants of gait and the inverted pendulum analogy: A dynamic walking perspective. Human Movement Science, 26: 617-656.