• Research Assistant Professor, EnMed Program and Mechanical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Sciences, Houston Methodist Research Institute
  • Deputy Director, Biomechanical Environments Laboratories
Andrew Robbins

Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, biomedical engineering, Texas A&M University – 2018
  • Bachelor of Science, biomedical engineering, Texas A&M University – 2013

Research Interests

    • Medical device design  
    • Orthopedic biomechanics, devices, and human performance
    • Cardiovascular Devices
    • Mechanical assessment of tissue-engineered grafts and scaffolds

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 Thomas S. Gathright Scholar
  • 2013 Graduate Merit Fellowship and Graduate Enrichment Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • Robbins, Andrew B; Freed, Alan D; Moreno, Michael R; Characterizing the non-linear mechanical behavior of native and biomimetic engineered tissues in 1D with physically meaningful parameters. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 102. 103509. 2020. Elsevier.
  • Ingram, Shannon N; Robbins, Andrew B; Gillenwater, Stacy J; Gresham, Vince; Sacchettini, James C; Moreno, Michael R; A Low-Cost, Novel Endoscopic Repeated-Access Port for Small Animal Research. MethodsX. 101049. 2020. Elsevier.
  • Jiang, Mingliang; Lawson, Zachary T; Erel, Veysel; Pervere, Sophie; Nan, Tianyi; Robbins, Andrew B; Feed, Alan D; Moreno, Michael R; Clamping soft biologic tissues for uniaxial tensile testing: A brief survey of current methods and development of a novel clamping mechanism. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.103. 103503. 2020. Elsevier.
  • Sochacki, Kyle R; Lawson, Zachary T; Jack, Robert A; Dong, David; Robbins, Andrew B; Moreno, Michael R; McCulloch, Patrick C; Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Using a Double Tension Slide Technique. Arthroscopy Techniques. 2020. Elsevier
  • Delgado, Domenica A; Lambert, Bradley S; Boutris, Nickolas; McCulloch, Patrick C; Robbins, Andrew B; Moreno, Michael R; Harris, Joshua D; Validation of digital visual analog scale pain scoring with a traditional paper-based visual analog scale in adults. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews. 2-3. 2018. Wolters Kluwer Health.