Payam Zandiyeh, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
- Director Biomotion Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Payam Zandiyeh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Zandiyeh, Ph.D., is directing the Biomotion Laboratory for preclinical and clinical research on the advancement of 3D imaging, in vivo, dynamic assessment of joint function, orthopedic biomechanics, and musculoskeletal modeling. This lab is focused on three main topics: (1) To investigate how bone and joint injuries, diseases impact their dynamic biomechanic function during daily tasks. (2) To improve diagnosis, treatment, and patient care for patients with orthopedic pathologies. (3) To provide a unique and positive learning and training environment for students, residents, and scholars and fellows to test new ideas and come up with new solutions to address orthopedic problems.
Dr. Zandiyeh received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology in Tehran. He completed his Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Sharif University of Technology. He then completed his Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellowship in Mechanical Engineering at the Human Performance Lab and McCaig Institute of Bone and Health at the University of Calgary in Canada.
Dr. Zandiyeh is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Orthopaedic Research Society.
- Undergraduate Degree
- Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
- Masters of Science
- Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
- Doctorate and Post Doctorate
- Mechanical Engineering, Human Performance Lab and McCaig Institute of Bone and Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada