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Richard Hughes inducted as Fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics

Professor Richard Hughes was inducted as a Fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) in August, 2016.| Short Read

Professor Richard Hughes was inducted as a Fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) in August, 2016.

In 2011, ASB created the status of Fellow to recognize professional achievement and service of the top members of the Society and to encourage continued service to the Society in a leadership role. Dr. Hughes has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers on biomechanics and has been President of the ASB. Don Chaffin, Ph.D., (IOE faculty emeritus) is also an ASB Fellow.

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