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Jonathan S. Dufour, M.S.

  • Senior Research Assoc-Engineer, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • Baker Systems Room 520
    1971 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-2016


Jon's work focuses on the research and development of dynamic biologically-driven biomechanical models, with an emphasis on hardware/software integration and the development of a turnkey collection, processing, and analysis platform.  He is interested in using cutting-edge technology to develop novel spine disorder prevention, evaluation, and treatment products and services.  
Jon received his B.S. (2009) and M.S. (2012) in Mechanical Engineering at The Ohio State University, and is currently an MBA candidate at Ohio State's Fisher College of Business.  He has previously served multiple terms as an intern with the product design firm New Product Innovations.  

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Journal Articles


  • Le,Peter; Dufour,Jonathan; Monat,Heath; Rose,Joseph; Huber,Zachary; Alder,Emma; Umar,Radin,Zaid Radin; Hennessey,Bryan; Dutt,Mohini; Marras,William,S, 2012, "Association between spinal loads and the psychophysical determination of maximum acceptable force during pushing tasks." ERGONOMICS 55, no. 9, 1104-1114 - 1104-1114.