Catherine Disselhorst-Klug was born in Germany in 1964. She graduated with a degree in physics in 1990 and received her Ph.D. in natural science from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in 1996. In 2006 she has acquired the postdoctoral lecture qualification in medical engineering from the Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen University. From 1990 to 2001 she has been a Research Associate at the Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, and until 2009 she has been the Head of the Biophysical Measurement Techniques Research Group belonging to the Institute of Applied Medical Engineering. In 2009 she has become a Full Professor and Head of the Department of Rehabilitation and Prevention Engineering, Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Her present scientific emphasis is given to the area of movement biomechanics including neuromuscular coordination with a focus on the development and application of technical systems.
Biography Updated on 2 February 2012