portrait of Carrie Francis

Carrie Francis, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Engineering
Assistant Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Contact Information

Nazareth Hall, N3115
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St Paul, MN 55113


Carrie Francis came to University of Northwestern in 2016. Her primary teaching responsibilities include courses in physics and engineering. Her research focuses primarily on experimental biomechanics of aging. In her free time, Carrie enjoys reading and playing volleyball.

Specialty Areas

  • Quantitative Gait Analysis
  • Biomechanics and Aging

Music & Theatre

AOM Instructors

Academy of Music