Stephen Schwaner, BS

Stephen SchwanerPhD Candidate
Stephen received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame in May 2013. He worked as an Undergraduate Research Assistant under Dr. Glen Niebur in the Bone Biomechanics Laboratory at Notre Dame during the school years from Fall 2011 to Spring 2013. He also worked as a Mechanical Engineering Intern at Sandia National Labs during the summer of 2012, and as an R&D Mechanical Engineering intern at Stryker Instruments in Kalamazoo, MI during the summer of 2013. He joined the BioE program in Fall 2013 with Mechanical Engineering as his home department.
Characterization of rat optic nerve head biomechanics using finite element modeling and experimental techniques. You can read more about it here.
Fun Fact:
Stephen enjoys cooking, golfing, and learning how to play piano.