Jill Middendorf

imageB.S. in Mechanical Engineering,
Iowa State University, 2012

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering,
Cornell University, 2017


Jill is currently studying the boundary lubrication of engineered cartilaginous tissues.





  • Beiwen Li, John Gibson, Jill Middendorf, Yajun Wang, and Song Zhang.  Comparison between LCOS projector and DLP projector in generating digital sinusoidal fringe patterns. Dimensional Optical Metrology and Inspection for Practical Applications II, 2013; 883908.
  • Jin Xu, Timothy A. Bigelow, Larry J. Halverson, Jill M. Middendorf, and Ben Rusk. Minimization of treatment time for in vitro 1.1 MHz destruction of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms by high-intensity focused ultrasound. 2012. Ultrasonics  668-675.
  • Jin Xu, Timothy A. Bigelow, Larry J. Halverson, Jill Middendorf, and Ben Rusk. Mechanical destruction of pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms by ultrasound exposure. 2011. Proceedings of the AIP Conference. New York.

Honors and Awards

  • Tau Beta Pi


Jill is originally from a small town in Northwest Illinois and attended Iowa State University. She enjoys running, playing sports, and traveling in her free time.

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