Dr. Harish Chander

Research/Teaching Expertise


  • Associate Professor
  • Co-Director of Neuromechanics Laboratory


Email: hchander@colled.msstate.edu

Department of Kinesiology
299-9 Morrill Rd, Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • University of Mississippi - Ph.D., 2014; Biomechanics & Neuromechanics
  • University of Mississippi - M.S., 2012; Exercise Science & Kinesiology
  • The TN Dr. MGR Medical University - B.P.T., 2008; Physical Therapy

Research Profile

Dr. Chander’s research, centers on the application of principles of biomechanics, neuromechanics, and ergonomics to human performance and injury prevention. His research efforts are focused in areas of human factors in ergonomics, athletics, clinical and daily living populations, with special emphasis in postural stability, gait, slips, trips, falls and fall prevention in the workplace attempting to minimize injuries while promoting safety and enhancing efficient human performance.

Chander Research

Curriculum Vitae

We Ring True - Neuromechanics Laboratory

Areas of Research

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Neuromechanics of Postural Control and Locomotion
  • Biomechanics of Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Fall Prevention
  • Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention

Areas of Teaching

  • Neuromotor Control and Learning
  • Biomechanics and Occupational Biomechanics
  • Postural and Locomotor Rehabilitation
  • Anatomical Kinesiology
  • Applied Anatomy and Pathophysiology
  • Prevention and Care / Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports