Andrea Kwaczala

Dr. Kwaczala is the Faculty Advisor for Society of Women Engineers. Her research interests are in biomechanics, prosthetic and orthotic design, clinical engineering and Inter-professional collaboraitons with industry partners and medical professionals.


B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Stony Brook University
Ph.D. , Stony Brook University

Research Interests

Assistive Devices
Prosthetic and Orthotic Design
Motion analysis technologies and human performance

Scholarly Works

AT Kwaczala (2020 , June ). Using the entrepreneurial mindset to master kinematics and human body motion in a biomechanics course . ASEE Conference Proceedings

K Pocwierz, N Dana, H Hejji, AT Kwaczala (2020 , June ). Design of an Adaptive Seating System for Children to Provide Trunk Support . Student Design Competition

Conference Proceedings

T Thomas, D Latour, AT Kwaczala (2020 , October ). Quantitative Analysis of harnesses used in body-powered prostheses” . American Orthotic Prosthetic Association

B Liquori, ME Brown, Y Santana, ME Gannotti, AT Kwaczala (2019 , November ). A Service Delivery Model for Go Baby Go a ride-on-car program for children with mobility disabilities . Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy