Bradley Drahos

Assistant Scientist

draho016@umn.edu

Bradley Drahos is a research professional in the HumanFIRST Laboratory at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. His previous research focuses primarily on tissue mechanical properties with key emphasis on data collection and project management

Brad’s research interests include furthering medical training and making use of artificial intelligence to streamline tasks whenever possible. He is able to put both of these interests to use as part of the ongoing combat medic training project in coordination with the Department of Defense and Medical Robotics and Devices Laboratory at the University of Minnesota.

Selected Publications

  • Drahos, B., Safdari, A., Malik, F., Smith, R., Kubala, M., Norfleet, J., Parsey, C., Goodwin, S., Kowalewski, T., (2020). Design of a Handheld Tissue Grasping Device to Measure Tissue Mechanical Properties In-Vivo or in a Laboratory Setting. In 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, in press. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME Digital Collection, 2020.

Conference Presentations

  • “Design of a Handheld Tissue Grasping Device to Measure Tissue Mechanical Properties In-Vivo or in a Laboratory Setting”, Design of Medical Devices Conference Virtual Rapid Fire Presentation Session, Minneapolis, MN, June 2020