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Dr. Eric L. Wang
University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Mechanical Engineering
MS 312
Reno NV 89557
(775) 784-6094

Research Theme

Research conducted in this laboratory concentrates on two main areas:

Research Projects

Dynamics of falling


Rock Climbing


  • Quantification of boot/binding loads.
  • Computer simulations of snowboarding.
  • Optimization of equipment for injury prevention.

  • Publications

    A list of  biomechanics publications is available including some abstracts and links to full text articles


    Research Sponsors

    Sports research has been sponsored by a number of industry leaders including Shimano, Trek, GT, Specialized, Rock Shox, Bicycling Magazine, Black Diamond, and K2.