Prof. Thurmon Lockhart
Dr. Thurmon Lockhart is currently the MORE Foundation Professor of Life in Motion in the School of Biological Health and Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. Professor Lockhart is internationally known for his expertise in biomechanics and motor control associated with falls. His research examines the mechanisms of sensorimotor deficits and movement disorders associated with aging and neurological disorders on fall accidents utilizing nonlinear dynamics and theory of Chaos.
Dr. Lockhart has translated research findings into practice by reaching a significant number of external organizations and individuals. His outreach efforts have impacted several organizations including the UPS, Diageo, Los Alamos National Security, DOE, GE, BP, SnapOn Tools and the US Navy. In recognition of these scientific achievements, Dr. Lockhart and co-workers were awarded the Alexander C. Williams, Jr., Design Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in 2008. His research was recently featured on the PBS NOVA ScienceNow and Good Morning America programs, Fortune, AgingWell, Men’s Health and Discover magazines.