Mario Lamontagne, BSc. MSc. PhD.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Mario Lamontagne is currently professor emeritus of biomechanics at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Ottawa, with a cross-appointment to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and also at the department of Surgery. He received his PhD in biomedical engineering from the École Polytechnique at the University of Montreal Dr. Lamontagne’s research focuses on biomedical sciences and biomechanics, particularly on numerical and musculoskeletal modelling of human joints, design and adaptive technology of prosthetics and orthotics, injury prevention and neuromuscular adaptation. He has supervised numerous students at the master’s and doctoral levels. He has published over 430 research contributions including over 80 papers in refereed journals, over 200 papers in refereed proceedings, more than 15 book chapters, and other contributions. He was invited to more than 35 international conferences. Dr. Lamontagne sits on several Editorial Boards of peer-reviewed journals.Over the past 30 years, he has received research funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). As well, he has received research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Arthritis Society. His major research programs focus on the mechanics of the human healthy and pathological hip and knee joint, as well as on the biomechanical assessment of the mobility of patients who have undergone a total hip and knee arthroplasty. In recognition of his research achievements on femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, he has received the 2018 Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His research interests include biomedical sciences, biomechanics, numerical and musculoskeletal modeling, injury prevention, assisted technology design (prosthetics and orthotics), and neuromuscular adaptation. His current research program funded by NSERC is to develop a numerical and musculoskeletal model of the hip joint for patients suffering from the femoroacetabular deformity.

Terms of Appointment: May 2019 - April 2021