College of Engineering (COE)

Date of Last Revision

2021-09-10 14:03:04


Biomedical Engineering - Biomechanics - Cooperative Education

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2020


This proposed project will be developing an artificial reverse shoulder arthroplasty joint that focuses on improvements to the Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse System by freating a unique feature, or features, to the humeral component that focuses on the prevention of dislocation by not limiting the range of motion of men from ages 45 to 65 years.

The development of the this project will utilize the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device design process. This project will involve a total of four Biomedical Engineering students from the University of Akron. Two students, Michael and Bailei, are in the Honors college while the other two are not.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Lawrence Noble

First Reader

Dr. Rebecca Willits

Second Reader

Dr. Ge Zhang

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Rebecca Willits

Michael Rosen_Bailei Hoyng_Report signature page.pdf (247 kB)
Approval of Report with Signature Page

Cover Sheet.pdf (585 kB)



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