• Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Professor Mechanical Engineering
Harry Hogan

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University — 1984
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University — 1981
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University – 1979
  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University — 1979

Research Interests

    • Bone biomechanics and mechanical properties

    • Rodent animal models, simulated space flight, exercise and pharmacologic countermeasures, as well as other osteoporosis risk factors

    • Development of specialized techniques for characterizing mechanical properties of bone tissue from rodent (mouse and rat) animal models.

Awards & Honors

  • Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, 2018
  • Mechanical Engineering Industrial Advisory Council Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award, 2015
  • Charles M. Crawford Service Award, 2010-2011, Look College of Engineering
  • ASME Fellow, 2008
  • Mervin and Annette Peters Advising Award, Texas A&M University President's Award, May 2007
  • ASME South Texas Section Claude L. Wilson Award, April 2006
  • ASME South Texas Section Meritorious Service Award, April 2005
  • Ruth and William Neely '52/Dow Chemical Faculty Fellow, 2004-2005, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
  • Peggy L. and Charles T. Brittan Teaching Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2002
  • Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Study Section Member, National Institutes of Health, 10/97–6/02

Selected Publications

  • Mantri AV, Allaway HCM, Brezicha JE, Hogan HA, Bloomfield SA, "Oral Estradiol Impact on Mitigating Unloading-Induced Bone Loss in Ovary-Intact Rats," Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 92(2):65-74, February 2021.
  • Metzger C.E., Narayanan, S.A., Elizondo, J.P., Carter, A.M., Zawieja, D.C., Hogan, H.A., Bloomfield, S.A., "DSS-Induced Colitis Produces Inflammation-Induced Bone Loss While Irisin Treatment Mitigates the Inflammatory State in both Gut and Bone," Scientific Reports. 9, Article Number: 15144 (2019).
  • Metzger, C.E., Brezicha, J.E., Elizondo, J.P., Narayanan, N., Hogan, H.A., Bloomfield, S.A., "Differential Responses of Mechanosensitive Osteocyte Proteins in Fore- and Hindlimbs of Hindlimb Unloaded Rats," Bone, 105:26-34, December 2017.
  • Shirazi-Fard, Y., Metzger, C.E., Kwaczala, A.T., Judex, S., Bloomfield, S.A., Hogan, H.A., "Moderate Intensity Resistive Exercise Improves Metaphyseal Cancellous Bone Recovery Following an Initial Disuse Period, but Does Not Mitigate Decrements During a Subsequent Disuse Period in Adult Rats," Bone, 66:296-305, September 2014.
  • Shirazi-Fard, Y., Anthony, R.A., Kwaczala, A.T., Judex, S., Bloomfield, S.A., Hogan, H.A., "Previous Exposure to Simulated Microgravity Does Not Exacerbate Bone Loss During Subsequent Exposure in the Proximal Tibia of Adult Rats," Bone, 56(2):461-473, October 2013.