Mohammad Kia, Ph.D. student in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Research at UMKC SCE is one of four finalists in the “Grand Challenge Competition to Predict In Vivo Knee Loads”. The competition was sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and National Science Foundation (NSF). Mohammad will present his findings at the June 2011 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference. The winner of the competition will be announced after the four finalists give their presentations at the June conference. Dr. Trent Guess, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is Mohammad’s faculty advisor.