Jonathan Beckwith, MS

Jonathan Beckwith, MS

Associate Director
Mr. Beckwith is the Associate Director for NEPDC and is responsible for evaluating nascent technologies and assisting clients to overcome technical design hurdles. As a biomechanist with a background in mechanical engineering and experimental design, Jonathan has spent his career developing novel technologies, integrating those technologies into new products, and then using those products to better understand the underlying mechanisms of human injury. These novel devices, which have required combinations of mechanical, electrical, software, and advanced algorithm design, have been used in a broad range of applications to evaluate injury mechanisms such as the mechanics of mild traumatic brain injury, fall kinematics in elderly populations, wrist fracture mechanics, and classifying gait abnormality for children with cerebral palsy. Mr. Beckwith received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a MS in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on human interface design at the Georgia Institute of Technology.