Elizabeth Feeney

B.S. in Engineering,
University of Pennsylvania, 2014

M.S. in Engineering,
Cornell University, 2017


Liz is a 5th year PhD student studying biomimetic molecules for lubrication of articular cartilage.






  • Connizzo BK, Feeney E, et. al. (2013) In Situ Collagen Crimp is Altered with Age and Proteoglycan Deficiency in Mouse Supraspinatus Tendons. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2014.
  • Miller KS, Connizzo BK, Feeney E, Soslowsky LJ. (2012) Characterizing Local Collagen Fiber Re-Alignment and Crimp Behavior Throughout Mechanical Testing in a Mature Mouse Supraspinatus Tendon Model. J. Biomechanical Engineering.
  • Miller KS, Connizzo BK, Feeney E, Tucker JJ, Soslowsky LJ. (2012) Examining differences in local Collagen Fiber Crimp Frequency Throughout Mechanical Testing in a Developmental Mouse Supraspinatus Tendon Model. J. Biomechanical Engineering.
  • Miller KS, Connizzo BK, Tucker JJ, Feeney E, Trasolini NR, Soslowsky LJ. (2012) Local Differences in Collagen Fiber Crimp Throughout Mechanical Testing in a Mouse Supraspinatus Tendon Model. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • Reuther KE, Feeney E, Tucker JJ, Voleti PB, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. (2013) Supraspinatus and Infraspinatus Rotator Cuff Repair Prevents Mechanical Damage to the Intact Subscapularis Tendon in a Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Paper No. 1106 (poster presentation)

Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
  • Penn Engineering Exceptional Service 2014 Award
  • Bioengineering Senior Design 2014 Award
  • Penn Engineering Club of the Year 2013, Awarded to BMES


Liz hails from South Jersey and attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she was fortunate to work in the McKay Orthopaedic Research Lab for Dr. Soslowsky. She enjoys sports (go Phillies!), and is a member of Cornell’s Track and Field Club. She is currently Co-Social Chair of BMES.