Prof. Cheryl Quenneville

Dr. Cheryl Quenneville is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and an Associate Member of the School of Biomedical Engineering. Her research interests include the development of enhanced injury tolerance criteria, translation of those to industry via Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs), and the development of novel protective and orthopaedic techniques. She earned her MESc in Biomedical Engineering and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Western University, and has previously worked as a Survivability Specialist at General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada.

  • Twitter
Injury Criteria Development
Orthopaedic Device Design


Numerical Modeling of Fracture


1. Thomas PJ, Newell EE, Hassan E, Eccles K, Holloway AC, Idowu I, Xia Z, Hassan E, Tomy G, Quenneville CE. Exposure to polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) impairs baculum bone health in a semi-aquatic furbearer; the North America River Otter (Lontra canadensis). Chemosphere (accepted)


2. Jazinizadeh F and Quenneville CE. 3D reconstruction of the proximal femur from a DXA scan compared to 2D analysis for fracture risk prediction in a clinical population. Annals of Biomedical Engineering (accepted) 

3. Gluek C, Zdero R, Quenneville CE. (2020) A Novel Synthetic Composite Femur Representing Osteoporotic Bone. Journal of Biomechanics 111(9):110018.

4. Jazinizadeh F, Adachi JD, Quenneville CE. (2020) Association of Two-Dimensional Geometry and Bone Mineral Density Distribution of Proximal Femur with the Hip Fractures in Older Adults. Osteoporosis International 31(10):1925-1933.

5. Jazinizadeh F and Quenneville CE. (2020) Enhancing Hip Fracture Risk Prediction by Statistical Modeling and Texture Analysis on DXA Images. Medical Engineering & Physics 78:14-20. Article of the month.

6. Cameron MW, Schemitsch EH, Zdero R, Quenneville CE. (2020) Biomechanical impact testing of synthetic versus human cadaveric tibias for predicting injury risk during pedestrian-vehicle collisions. Traffic Injury Prevention 21(2):163-168.

7. Jazinizadeh F, Mohammadi H, Quenneville CE. (2020) Comparing the Fracture Limits of the Proximal Femur Under Impact and Quasi-static Conditions in Simulation of a Sideways Fall. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 103:103593.

8. Acharya I, Van Tuyl JT, de Lange J, Quenneville CE. (2019) A Force-Sensing Insole to Quantify Impact Loading to the Foot. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 141:024501-1-6.

9. Martinez AA, Chakravarty AB, Quenneville CE. (2018) The Effect of Impulse on the Axial Fracture Tolerance of the Isolated Tibia During Automotive and Military Impacts. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 78:315-320.

10. Amuno S, Al-kaissi A, Jamwal A, Niyogi S, Quenneville CE. (2018) Chronic Arsenicosis in Wild Snowshoe Hares (Lepus Americanus) Breeding Near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (Canada), Part 2: Manifestation of Bone Abnormalities and Osteoporosis.  Science of the Total Environment 612:1559-1567.

11. Smolen C and Quenneville CE. (2017) Loading Through a Finite Element Model of the Foot and Ankle in Various Postures. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 45(8):1993-2008.

12. Chakravarty AB, Martinez AA, Quenneville CE. (2017) The Injury Tolerance of the Tibia Under Off-Axis Impact Loading.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 45(6):1534-1542.

13. Quenneville CE, Fournier E, Shewchenko N. (2017) The Effect of ATD Lower Leg Surrogate Selection on Impact Mitigating System Evaluation in Low and High-Rate Loading Conditions.  Military Medicine 182(9):e1981-e1986.

14. Smolen C, Quenneville CE. (2016) The Effect of Ankle Posture on the Load Path Through the Hindfoot.  Proceedings of the IMechE Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 230(11):1024-35.

15. Vijayakumar V, Quenneville CE. (2016) The Regional Variations in the Mechanical Properties of Cancellous Bone of the Proximal Tibia Using Indentation Testing and CT Imaging.  Proceedings of the IMechE Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 230(6):588-93.

16. Van Tuyl J, Burkhart TA, Quenneville CE. (2016) The Effect of Posture on Forces and Moments Measured in a Hybrid III ATD Lower Leg.  Traffic Injury Prevention, 17(4):381-5.


© 2020 by Cheryl Quenneville

  • Twitter Clean Grey
  • LinkedIn Clean Grey