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Siegel Successfully Defends Dissertation Thesis

portrait of Daniel Siegel

On Thursday, January 25th, 2024, Danielle Siegel successfully defended her thesis titled “Learning to Roll: Characterizing Infant Rolling with Biomechanics”. Siegel has spent the last four years as a student in the Biomedical Engineering PhD program at Boise State University, working in Dr. Erin Mannen’s BABI Lab.

Siegel received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Boise State in December 2019. She has worked alongside Dr. Erin Mannen since August 2020, where she has enjoyed learning about human development, movement, and product safety. During her time, Siegel has represented Boise State at conferences ranging from local to international and contributed to new safety standards for infant products. Outside of academia, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and teaching at a local dance studio.

Congratulations Danielle!