Educational Background

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University, 2003
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2005
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007

Research Interests

  • computer-aided minimally invasive surgery
  • medical device design
  • medical robotics

Courses

  • Finite Elements Analysis (MECH 302)
  • Solid Mechanics (MECH 353)

Selected Publications

Monahan E, Shimada K. Verifying the effectiveness of a computer-aided navigation system for arthroscopic hip surgery. 2008, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 16; Volume 132: 302-7.

Monahan E, Shimada K. A study of user performance employing a computer-aided navigation system for arthroscopic hip surgery. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Volume 2, Numbers 3-4/December, 2007, 245-252.

Monahan E and Shimada K. Computer-aided navigation for arthroscopic hip surgery using encoder linkages for position tracking. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Aided Surgery Volume 2, Number 3/September 2006, 271-278.

Monahan E, Shimada K. Computer-aided navigation for arthroscopic hip surgery using encoder linkages for position tracking, 2005, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 14 Volume 119: 393-8.

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