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.