Kryztopher D. Tung

Biomechanical Consultant / Ph.D. / Los Angeles/Irvine

Background

Dr. Tung received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on ergonomics and occupational biomechanics from the University of Utah. Prior to this, he received a Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, both with a focus on bioengineering. Dr. Tung’s primary areas of research include upper extremity musculoskeletal injury prevention in various working populations, lower extremity biomechanics, and gait analysis during various work tasks. This directly translates into his consulting expertise pertaining to injury consistency biomechanics, human gait and balance, slips/trips and falls, vehicle accident reconstruction, and occupant motion. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), and the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB).

Education and Certifications

• Mechanical Engineering/ Ergonomics and Safety Focus, Ph.D.: University of Utah
• Mechanical Engineering/ Bioengineering Focus, M.S.: University of Colorado at Boulder
• Mechanical Engineering/ Bioengineering Focus, B.S.: University of Colorado at Boulder