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.
Research Projects: Robotics and physical human-machine interactions in biomedical applications. We use analytical and experimental approaches that integrate dynamics and control. mathematical modeling. and use of experimental platforms with human subject testing to develop new principles and tools. These principles are applicable for robotic applications in soft robotics. rehabilitation, and biomedical engineering fields.