Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department
Centro Universitário FEI
Associate Professor at FEI University (2010-present)
Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, USA, 2007-2009)
Dr.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering at University of Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany, 2007)
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering at University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil, 2002)
Degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil, 2000)
Modeling and simulation of human movement
Predictive simulation of human locomotion
Gomes, A.A.; Ackermann, M.; Ferreira, J.P.; Orselli, M.I.V. ; Sacco, I.C.N. . Muscle force distribution of the lower limbs during walking in diabetic individuals with and without polyneuropathy. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, v. 14, p. 111, 2017.
Santos, G.F.; Gomes, A.A.; Sacco, I.C.A.; Ackermann, M.. Predictive simulation of diabetic gait: Individual contribution of ankle stiffness and muscle weakening. Gait & Posture, v.58, p.208-2013, 2017.
Bobbert, M.F.; Kistemaker, D.A.; Vaz, M.A.; Ackermann, M.. Searching for strategies to reduce the mechanical demands of the sit-to-stand task with a muscle-actuated optimal control model. Clinical Biomechanics, v.37, p.83-90, 2016.
Camargo Junior, F.; Ackermann, M.; Loss, J.F.; Sacco, I.C.N..F.. The influence of center of pressure estimation errors on 3D inverse dynamics solutions during gait at different velocities. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, v.29, p.790-797, 2013.
Ackermann, M.; van den Bogert, A.J.. Predictive simulation of gait at low gravity reveals skipping as the preferred locomotion strategy. Journal of Biomechanics, v.45, p. 1293-1298, 2012.
Ackermann, M.; van den Bogert, A.J.. Optimality Principles for model-based prediction of human gait. Journal of Biomechanics, v.43, p. 1055-1060, 2010.
Halloran, J.P.; Ackermann, M.; Erdemir, A.; van den Bogert, A.J.. Concurrent musculoskeletal dynamics and finite element analysis predicts altered gait patterns to reduce foot tissue loading. Journal of Biomechanics, v.43, p. 2810-5, 2010.
Ackermann, M.; Cozman, F.G.. Automatic knee flexion in lower limb orthoses. Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, v.31, p. 305-311, 2009.
Ackermann, M.; Schiehlen, W.. Dynamics Analysis of human gait disorder and metabolical cost estimation. Archive of Applied Mechanics, v.75, p. 569-594, 2006.