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Brad Holschuh superhero

Assistant Professor

Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab

office: 354 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-624-3210




Brad Holschuh, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Wearable Technology and Apparel Design in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. He is a faculty affiliate in the MnDRIVE Initiative (Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing focus area), and holds additional graduate faculty appointments in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Human Factors/Ergonomics, and Design. He earned B.S. (Aero/Astro ‘07), dual M.S. (Aero/Astro ‘10, Technology and Policy ‘10), and Ph.D. (Aerospace Biomedical Engineering ‘14) degrees from MIT before transitioning to UMN in 2016. Dr. Holschuh’s research focuses on the use of wearable technology to improve human performance both in space and on Earth, with a specific focus on integrating active materials technology into wearable systems. His work encompasses wearable technology, biomedical device development, human factors design, textile engineering, aerospace engineering / bioastronautics, and materials science.



Wearable Technology Lab

1985 Buford Circle

240 McNeal Hall (directions and maps)
1985 Buford Avenue

P: 612.624.9700