Professor Michael Rainbow Receives Early Researcher Award for Biomechanics Research

Posted on October 01, 2019


Early Researcher award given to MME faculty member for Biomechanics research

Professor Michael Rainbow has been awarded the Early Researcher award through the Ontario Research Fund. Professor Rainbow (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) and Laura Wells (Chemical Engineering) were awarded $280,000 in Early Researcher awards to help them build research teams for their work in the areas of foot function and cataract surgery. In his research Dr. Rainbow is using recent advances in 3D x-ray imaging to measure the foot’s complex function during walking and running. "I am very honoured to receive this award and thankful to Ontario for providing such great opportunities to early stage researchers," Dr. Rainbow commented following the event. Click here for more on the story.