Matthew Miller is a PhD student in the Orthopaedic Robotics Laboratory. Matt received his BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2011 with a thesis on Mechanobiological Investigation of Periosteum Through Finite Element Modeling and Histology. Currently, he is studying the biomechanical factors that influence the successful non-operative treatment of rotator cuff tears. As a graduate student researcher and member of the ORL, Matt is responsible for general laboratory maintenance and upkeep, supply ordering, specimen usage and storage, and assisting in mentoring undergraduate students, in addition to performing research. He has experience with the materials testing machine, digital motion analysis system, and mini C-arm and assists with lab maintenance/safety issues.