Cynthia Bir


Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Director of Research for Orthopaedic Surgery, Wayne State University

Dr. Cynthia A. Bir is a Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Director of Research for Orthopaedic Surgery at Wayne State University. Dr. Bir currently serves as lead scientist for both Sport Science (ESPN) and Fight Science (National Geographic). She has also been seen on Stan Lee Superhmans (History Channel) and The Indestructibles (National Geographic). Dr. Bir has been asked to present to various groups including the Youth in Engineering and Science (YES) Expo and at the World Science Festival. She was also selected as a Detroit Crain's Business Daily, Women to Watch in 2008.



Wednesday, October 10

Sports: The Making of a Champion

Is a champion born or made? CIW explores the science of sports, the impact of sports marketing, and that ?magic thing? that happens to great... read more
Speakers: Dan McLaughlin, Kelly Amonte Hiller, Cynthia Bir, Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, Bob Bowman, Natalie Coughlin, David Haugh
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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