Salman Matan


B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

University of Texas at Arlington, 2021







Salman is a second year Ph.D. student studying soft tissue biomechanics.



1: Kupratis, M. E., Gure, A. E., Benson, J. M., Ortved, K. F., Burris, D. L., & Price, C. (2022). Comparative tribology II-Measurable biphasic tissue properties have predictable impacts on cartilage rehydration and lubricity. Acta biomaterialia138, 375–389.

2: Kupratis, M. E., Gure, A. E., Ortved, K. F., Burris, D. L., & Price, C. (2021). Comparative tribology: articulation-induced rehydration of cartilage across species. Biotribology25, 100159.



Salman is from Mogadishu, Somalia, and moved to Arlington, Texas where he attended the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and received an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. During the summer of sophomore year, he participated NSF REU program at the University of Delaware studying comparative tribology across species. At UTA, Ahmed worked Drug delivery and nanomedicine lab where he studied complementary and alternative medicine for wound healing. He likes playing soccer, hiking, and taking photos of nature in his free time.