2023 Lecture

Dr. T. Richard Nichols, PhD, FAPS
Georgia Institute of Technology, Biological Sciences

Each spring, the Integrative Physiology group invites a noted researcher in the area of applied physiology and/or prosthetics & orthotics to give a lecture to the Georgia Tech community. Thank you to all who joined us in person and virtually to commemorate the outstanding career of Dr. Nichols and celebrate his transition to the esteemed status of Emeritus. Following an encompassing lecture highlighting his many contributions to the Institute and the field of applied physiology at large, we gathered to honor his unwavering dedication, profound accomplishments, and immeasurable impact on the academic community.

Watch Dr. Nichols’ talk titled, “Does the spinal cord ‘understand’ the physics of body movement?

The School of Biological Sciences would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to Craig and Joy Lentzsch and the Georgia Tech Foundation’s Lentzsch Endowment Fund for supporting this seminar series.

Many insightful questions and comments were shared during the Q+A session following the lecture.
Community members highlighted Dr. Nichols’ contributions and presented a special gift on behalf of the department.

Georgia Institute of Technology