Chand John



National Institutes of Health feature

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), featured my work on making detailed, high-fidelity simulations of the muscle activity that drives human walking.

Biomedical Computation Review cover feature

The magazine Biomedical Computation Review featured an image I created based on my human simulation research on the cover of their Winter 2006-2007 issue.


Inaugural OpenSim Fellow, 2014-2017

NIH National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation Research (NCSRR)

Recognizes a strong commitment to the open-source community of OpenSim developers and users and a deep expertise in biomechanical modeling and simulation

Stanford Opportunity Job Fair Award, 2011

Stanford University School of Engineering

Software and research showcased to over 120 companies and government agencies and over 1000 Stanford students

ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference Semi-Finalist, 2009

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Awarded for software and computer science contributions to the study of human walking pathologies

ARCS Fellowship, 2008-2009

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation

One of four students chosen from all of Stanford's Engineering departments

AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science, 2006-2008

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

For software and research contributions to the study of human health

NIH/NIGMS Predoctoral Fellowship in Biocomputation, 2005-2008

National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Awarded for interdisciplinary work contributing software and algorithms to cutting-edge research in biological sciences

Stanford School of Engineering Fellowship, 2003-2004

Stanford University

One-year fellowship awarded to PhD students in Stanford's School of Engineering

Illinois Distinguished Fellowship offer, 2003

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fellowship offered to top applicants to the computer science PhD program

UT-Austin Dean's Honored Graduate in Computer Science, 2003

University of Texas at Austin

One of two students chosen for special recognition at graduation from the Department of Computer Science

George H. Mitchell Award for Academic Excellence, 2003

University of Texas at Austin

Students chosen from entire undergraduate student body of juniors and seniors for exceptional scholarly and creative achievement

Computing Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award Finalist, 2003

Computing Research Association (CRA)

One of eight students chosen from 300 universities for conducting novel research

NSF VIGRE Grant for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, 2002-2003

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Awarded for research bridging computer science and mathematics