• Affiliate Faculty, School Of Computing
  • Adjunct Professor, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Internship, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • PhD, Bioengineering, University of Utah. Project: Computational Modeling of Hip Biomechanics
  • Fellowship, Neuromuscular Mechanics, Stanford University


Dr. Anderson received his doctoral degree in Bioengineering from the University of Utah. He completed a short postdoctoral fellowship in the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Utah prior to his appointment as an Assistant Research Professor in December, 2007. Dr Anderson also holds an academic appointment in the Department of Bioengineering, Department of Physical Therapy, and is a Staff Scientist at the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute. He is the Director of Orthopaedic Research at the University of Utah Motion Capture Core Facility.

Dr. Anderson's research interests and areas of expertise include computational modeling (finite element analysis, discrete element analysis, muscle modeling), medical image analysis, clinical gait and movement analysis, clinical imaging (CT, fluoroscopy, MRI), dynamic imaging, bone and soft tissue experimental biomechanics, and statistical shape modeling.