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Tuesday, May 14 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Human Performance Lab FULL

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The University of Pittsburgh is becoming a global leader in human performance innovation. Pitt possesses a unique combination of attributes that positions the university to develop technologies that can give athletes a competitive edge, while also pursuing applications for the general population. Pitt is a top 5 National Institutes of Health funded university; is a member of a Power 5 athletic conference; has a partnership with a major clinical health system (UPMC) that maintains a world class sports medicine program; and is in a city with multiple pro sports teams, including the Pittsburgh Penguins, who practice and train at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. Join us as we see demonstrations of two projects that involve collaborations between Pitt researchers and Pitt athletic teams that are giving Pitt athletes a leg up on the competition. You will also learn about other performance innovation initiatives underway at Pitt and how you can get involved.

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Evan Facher

Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship / Innovation Institute Director, University of Pittsburgh
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Chris Hoppe

Executive Associate Athletic Director, University of Pittsburgh
Chris Hoppe joined the University of Pittsburgh as Executive Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration and Student-Athlete Support Services in June of 2017 following a six-year tenure at Eastern Michigan University. At Pitt, Hoppe has taken a leadership role over all areas... Read More →
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Elizabeth Nagle

Associate Professor, Department of Health and Physical Activity, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Elizabeth Nagle is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Physical Activity (HPA) within the School of Education with a secondary appointment with the School of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also the undergraduate HPA program... Read More →
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Matthew Darnell

Assistant Professor of the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition / Director of the MS Program in Sport Science/Wellness and Human Performance, University of Pittsburgh
Matthew Darnell is an assistant professor in the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition and director of the Master of Science Programs in Wellness and Human Performance and Sports Science. He is also a registered dietitian, board-certified specialist in Sports Dietetics, and... Read More →
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William Clark

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science / Co-Founder, University of Pittsburgh / Diamond Kinetics
Dr. William W. Clark is the Co-Founder of Diamond Kinetics. He has been an active researcher and innovator in the field of dynamic systems and control for over 25 years, and is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh. His... Read More →
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Konstantinos Pelechrinis

Associate Professor of Computing & Information, University of Pittsburgh
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C.J. Handron

CEO, Diamond Kinetics
C.J. is the Co-Founder and CEO of Diamond Kinetics. He is responsible for leading commercialization efforts of all products and applications, as well as guiding the overall vision and strategy for the company. Prior to Diamond Kinetics, C.J. served as director of an early stage technology... Read More →

Tuesday May 14, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm EDT
The Oaklander Hotel 5130 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213