Jennifer Wayne, Ph.D.

Professor
  • Department Head
Genderless Silhouette
313 Kelly Hall
325 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Areas

  • Biomechanics
  • Computational Modeling
  • Experimental Evaluations
  • Solid Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Experimental and computational modeling of diarthrodial joint function
  • Structural stability of fixation constructs
  • Articular cartilage: normal function reparative techniques
  • Reparative Techniques

Education

  • University of California at San Diego: Ph.D., Bioengineering
  • Tulane University: M.S., Biomedical Engineering
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: B.S., Engineering Science and Mechanics (Summa Cum Laude)

Awards, Honors, and Service

  • ABET Commissioner for Engineering Accreditation Commission, 2019-present
  • H.R. Lissner Medal, ASME, 2019 The H.R. Lissner Medal recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of bioengineering.
  • ABET Program Evaluator, 2013 - Present
  • Executive Committee, Orthopaedic Research Society, 2009 - 2013
  • Executive Committee, Bioengineering Division of ASME, 2006 - 2010
  • Engineer of the Year, Richmond Joint Engineer's Council, 2008
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2007
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2004
  • AOFAS Roger Mann Award – coauthor on awarded manuscript, 2004

Selected Recent Publications

Automated femoral version estimation without the distal femur | Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2018

Neural network prediction of ligament stiffnesses for the enhanced predictive ability of a patient-specific, computational foot/ankle model | Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2017

Patient specific computational models to optimize surgical correction for flatfoot deformity. | Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2017

Novel potential marker for native anteversion of the proximal femur. | Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2016

High Risk of Surgical Glove Perforation From Surgical Rotatory Instruments. | Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 2016

Application of a three-dimensional computational wrist model to proximal row carpectomy. | Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2015

Effects of Degree of Surgical Correction for Flatfoot Deformity in Patient-Specific Computational Models. | Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2015

A novel approach for determining three-dimensional acetabular orientation: results from two hundred subjects. | Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Am), 2014

Plantar measurements to determine success of surgical correction of Stage IIb adult acquired flatfoot deformity. | Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2014

Plantar forces in flexor hallucis longus versus flexor digitorum longus transfer in adult acquired flatfoot deformity. | Foot & Ankle International, 2013