Amit Bhattacharya, PhD Lab Director Dr. Amit Bhattacharya holds a Ph.D. degree in biomedical/mechanical engineering and a M.S. in fluid mechanics/heat transfer, both from the University of Kentucky in Lexington,
Kentucky, U.S.A. He is a tenured Professor of Environmental Health & also a professor in Biomedical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He is the founding director of the Early Detection
of Degenerative Disorders & Innovative Solutions Lab (EDDI Lab) of the Department of Environmental Health and was recently named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.
Chris DiCesare Chris is a Computer Science and Engineering doctoral candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests include injury
risk biomechanical analysis with a specific emphasis on preventing and rehabilitating lower extremity injury.
Dani McBride, PhD Dani McBride is an epidemiology Post Doc Fellow currently investigating the impact of environmental exposures on neurodevelopment. Her additional areas of research include care farming for
mental health and community-engaged research.
Rachel Zeiler Rachel received her bachelor's degree in Biology from Olivet College. She is currently a PhD candidate in Environmental and Industrial Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include environmental stressors and their impact on the bone fragility and neuromotor functions.