Karim Abdel-Malek

Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Professor Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Professor Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Director Center for Computer Aided Design
Senior Associate to the Provost
(319) 335-5676
106 Engineering Research Facility
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1994
Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Jordan, 1988
Present Research Interests: 
Geometric design
human modeling
virtual reality
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Digital Human Modeling Conference
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Digital human modeling
robotics
geometric design
kinematics
dynamics
machine design
CAD/CAM
virtual reality