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Dr. John Harry receives the 2023 College of Arts & Sciences Excellence in Research Award for the Social Sciences

John Harry

This award recognizes a member of the College of Arts & Sciences faculty who has distinguished themselves and has achieved national or international recognition for their research or other creative activity. Dr. Harry, who directs the Human Performance and Biomechanics Lab, has published 45 peer-reviewed articles during his doctoral program and five years at Texas Tech, with 18 of these as the lead author. His publications are in journals such as Clinical Biomechanics, Gait & Posture, Human Movement Science, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, Journal of Sports Sciences, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Sports Biomechanics, and The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. He has mentored undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students in his research lab and co-authored publications and conference presentations with his several of his students and professional colleagues at TTU and beyond. Since coming to Texas Tech, Dr. Harry has received $78,688 in external funds individually and in collaborative projects. Noteworthy among are three collaborative grants totaling $28,750 to SmartMate Solutions, LLC, a healthcare design company co-founded with three other Co-PIs in collaboration with the TTU Innovation Hub.


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