Positions

Overview

  • Alan W. Eberhardt, PhD, is Associate Dean for the UAB School of Engineering, and a Professor within the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2014 A new cortical thickness mapping method with application to an in vivo finite element model 2014
    2013 A biomechanical analysis of controllable intraoperative variables affecting the strength of rotator cuff repairs at the suture-tendon interface 2013
    2013 The role of medial comminution and calcar restoration in varus collapse of proximal humeral fractures treated with locking plates 2013
    2013 The role of medial comminution and calcar restoration in varus collapse of proximal humeral fractures treated with locking plates. 2013
    2013 Diabetes-related impairment in bone strength is established early in the life course. 2013
    2013 The effect of sliding knots on the suture-tendon interface strength: A biomechanical analysis comparing sliding and static arthroscopic knots 2013
    2013 The association between knee airbag deployment and knee-thigh-hip fracture injury risk in motor vehicle collisions: A matched cohort study 2013
    2012 A novel device to quantify the mechanical properties of electrospun nanofibers 2012
    2012 Altered responsiveness to TGF-β results in reduced Papss2 expression and alterations in the biomechanical properties of mouse articular cartilage 2012
    2011 Increasing vascularity to improve healing of a segmental defect of the rat femur 2011
    2011 Biomechanical evaluation of 3 arthroscopic self-cinching stitches for shoulder arthroscopy: The lasso-loop, lasso-mattress, and double-cinch stitches 2011
    2010 Bone properties surrounding hydroxyapatite-coated custom osseous integrated dental implants 2010
    2010 Micromechanics of postmortem-retrieved cement-bone interfaces 2010
    2010 Human postmortem device retrieval and analysis - Orthopaedic, cardiovascular, and dental systems 2010
    2009 Finite element model development of a child pelvis with optimization-based material identification 2009
    2009 Surface Roughness of CoCr and ZrO(2) Femoral Heads with Metal Transfer: A Retrieval and Wear Simulator Study. 2009
    2008 Role of hypoxia inducible factor-1α pathway in bone regeneration 2008
    2008 Early failure of a cross-linked polyethylene acetabular liner: A case report 2008
    2008 Characterization of long fiber thermoplastic/metal laminates 2008
    2008 Preliminary tribological evaluation of nanostructured diamond coatings against ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene 2008
    2008 Preliminary tribological evaluation of nanostructured diamond coatings against ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene 2008
    2008 Synthesis and mechanical wear studies of ultra smooth nanostructured diamond (USND) coatings deposited by microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition with He/H2/CH4/N2 mixtures 2008
    2008 Activation of the hypoxia-inducible factor-1α pathway accelerates bone regeneration 2008
    2007 Genetic and pharmacologic activation of the hypoxia inducible factor pathway promotes angiogenesis and accelerates bone regeneration 2007
    2007 Biomechanical response of the pubic symphysis in lateral pelvic impacts: A finite element study 2007
    2007 A biomechanical study of periacetabular defects and cement filling 2007
    2006 Three-dimensional finite element models of the human pubic symphysis with viscohyperelastic soft tissues 2006
    2005 Contact pressures in the flexed hip joint during lateral trochanteric loading 2005
    2005 Effects of trochanteric soft tissues and bone density on fracture of the female pelvis in experimental side impacts 2005
    2004 Adhesion of Sol-Gel Derived Zirconia Nano-Coatings on Surface Treated Titanium 2004
    2003 A nonlinear finite element analysis of the periodontal ligament under orthodontic tooth loading. 2003
    2003 Bone mineral density correlates with fracture load in experimental side impacts of the pelvis 2003
    2003 A hybrid zinc-calcium-silicate polyalkenoate bone cement 2003
    2003 A nonlinear finite element analysis of the periodontal ligament under orthodontic tooth loading 2003
    2002 Gamma irradiation alters fatigue-crack behavior and fracture toughness in 1900H and GUR 1050 UHMWPE 2002
    2002 Quasi-linear viscoelastic behavior of the human periodontal ligament 2002
    2002 Nonlinear stress-strain behavior of periodontal ligament under orthodontic force. 2002
    2002 Failure characteristics of multiple-component fibrin-based adhesives 2002
    2002 Nonlinear stress-strain behavior of periodontal ligament under orthodontic loading 2002
    2001 Elastic and viscoelastic properties of the human pubic symphysis joint: Effects of lateral impact loading 2001
    2001 Regional trabecular bone matrix degeneration and osteocyte death in femora of glucocorticoid- treated rabbits. 2001
    2001 Regional trabecular bone matrix degeneration and osteocyte death in femora of glucocorticoid-treated rabbits 2001
    2000 Modulation of mechanical properties in multiple-component tissue adhesives 2000
    2000 Rapid epiphyseal trabecular bone resorption in high-dose corticosteroid treatment correlates with osteocytic apoptosis and passive tetracycline uptake, while cytokine expression patterns in vitro implicate an alternative osteoclast induction mechanism. 2000
    1999 Effects of corticosteroids on trabecular bone mechanical properties in a rabbit model 1999
    1999 Finite element models of scleral creep in form-deprivation myopia 1999
    1999 Polyethylene wear characteristics in retrieved total knee replacements 1999
    1999 Viscoelastic analysis of scleral strip creep data from tree shrew eyes with form-deprivation myopia 1999
    1999 Resorption and microfractures precede vascular changes in subarticular bone with high-dose glucocorticoid treatment. 1999
    1999 Acetabular fracture patterns: Associations with motor vehicle crash information 1999
    1998 Pelvic injury in simulated automotive side impact: Effects of loading rate on fracture etiology 1998
    1998 Wear of retrieved CoCrMo articulating surfaces in total hip arthroplasty 1998
    1998 Crack face friction effects on mode ii stress intensities for a surface-cracked coating in two-dimensional rolling contact 1998
    1998 Stress intensity factors for a vertical surface crack in polyethylene subject to rolling and sliding contact 1998
    1997 Altered collateral ligament strain following total knee arthroplasty 1997
    1997 Finite element modeling of scleral creep and ocular elongation in deprivation-induced myopia 1997
    1997 Fracture mechanics of polyethylene pitting wear in TKR: Pilot finite element models 1997
    1997 First and second order stress extrapolation for mode I and mode II edge cracks 1997
    1997 The roles of residual stress and surface topography on hardness of Ti implanted Ti-6A1-4V 1997
    1997 Properties of nitrogen-implanted alloys and comparison materials 1997
    1995 A vertical surface breaking crack in normal and sliding joint Contact 1995
    1995 Effects of precoating surface treatments on fatigue of Ti-6A1-4V. 1995
    1995 Surface cracks in layered hertzian contact with friction 1995
    1991 Compliance of coated elastic bodies in contact 1991
    1991 Contact of layered elastic spheres as a model of joint contact: Effect of tangential load and friction 1991
    1991 Normal contact of elastic spheres with two elastic layers as a model of joint articulation 1991
    1990 An analytical model of joint contact 1990

    Teaching Activities

  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • BME630 - Egr Design & Commercialization (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EGR695 - Innov-Commercialization Proj (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • BME417 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME517 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME630 - Egr Design & Commercialization (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ME491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • BME491 - Individual Study in BME (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EGR695 - Innov-Commercialization III (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • BME630 - Egr Design & Commercialization (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EGR696 - MEng Design Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • BME491 - Individual Study in BME (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME630 - Egr Design & Commercialization (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • BME417 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME517 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • BME490 - Special Topic in BME (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME590 - Special Topic in BME (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EGR690 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • RHB475 - Special Topics in Rehab Scienc (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • RHB575 - Spec Topics in Rehab Sciences (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • RHB780 - PrincRehabSci MovementScience (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME630 - Biodesign (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EGR693 - Innovation-Commercialization I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EGR301 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME498 - Capstone Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EGR301 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • BME498 - Senior Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • BME498L - Senior Design Prod Dev Lab (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • EGR301 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • STH395 - STH Proposal Preparation/Res (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BME499 - Capstone Design II (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BME499L - Capstone Design II Lab (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • STH201 - Research Approaches I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • BME471 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME498 - Senior Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME571 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • STH199 - Introductory Seminar (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • BME491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • BME499 - Senior Design (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • STH201 - Research Approaches I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • STH310 - Communicationg Science (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • BME417 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME498 - Senior Dsgn I Prod Dev (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME517 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME598 - Biomedical Product Development (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • STH199 - Introductory Seminar (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • BME676 - Fracture Mechanics (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • BME776 - Fracture Mechanics (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • BME499 - Senior Design (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • STH201 - Research Approaches I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • BME471 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME491 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME571 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • STH199 - Introductory Seminar (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • BME494 - Honors Research I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • BME499 - Senior Design II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • STH201 - Research Approaches I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • BME417 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • BME495 - Honors Research II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • BME517 - Engineering Analysis (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • BME691 - Individual Study in (Area) (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • STH199 - Introductory Seminar (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • BME495 - Honors Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • BME495 - Honors Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • BME499 - Senior Design II (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • BME699 - Masters Thesis Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • STH201 - Research Approaches I (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • STH202 - Research Approaches II (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • BME471 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • BME571 - Continuum Mechanics of Solids (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Alan Eberhardt