Josep Maria Font Llagunes is Associate Professor of Mechanics and
Biomechanics at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and Associate Dean of Postgraduate Studies at the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB).
He is also the Director of the Biomechanical Engineering Group (BIOMEC) and the Biomechanics Division of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB).
Josep Maria Font Llagunes received his M.Eng. degrees in Industrial
Engineering (2002) and Biomedical Engineering (2004), both from the
Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). In 2007, he received his
Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Girona. During
the year 2007-2008, he was awarded with a mobility scholarship from UPC
to pursue postdoctoral research at McGill University in
Montreal, Canada. He currently collaborates with the Applied
Dynamics Group of the Centre for Intelligent Machines
His research interests cover Biomechanics, Multibody System Dynamics,
Rehabilitation Engineering, Contact and Impact Dynamics, Dynamic
Walking and Mobile Robotics. He has published more than 80 refereed
journal and conference papers in the above areas.
Dr. Font Llagunes is member of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB),
Mechanics Society (EUROMECH), the Spanish
Association of Mechanical Engineering (AEIM) and the Catalan
Society of Technology (SCT-IEC).