Mitja Trkov is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Rowan University, NJ. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ in 2016. He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2007. Prior to his graduate studies, he worked as an R&D engineer in the naval industry. Before joining Rowan University, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. His research interests include human-machine interactions, robotics, wearable system, ergonomics and biomechanics.