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Jason Moore

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

318 Leonhard Building

jzm14@psu.edu

814-865-1749

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Minimally invasive medical instruments: robotic needle steering, tissue cutting mechanics, tribological effect between tissue and medical instruments, diagnostic needle biopsy, brachytherapy radiation cancer treatment, and laparoscopic instruments.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2006
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2008
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2010

Publications

Journal Articles

  • David F. Pepley, Mary A. Yovanoff, Katelin A. Mirkin, Scarlett Rae Miller, David C. Han and Jason Zachary Moore, 2017, "Integrating Cadaver Needle Forces Into a Haptic Robotic Simulator", Journal of Medical Devices, 12, (1), pp. 014501
  • Mary Yovanoff, David Pepley, Katelin Mirkin, Jason Zachary Moore, David Han and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2017, "Personalized Learning in Medical Education: Designing a User Interface for a Dynamic Haptic Robotic Trainer for Central Venous Catheterization", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 61, (1), pp. 615-619
  • David Pepley, C.C. Sonntag, R.S. Prabhu, Mary Yovanoff, David Han, Scarlett Rae Miller and J.Z. Moore, 2017, "A Comparison of Novel Modified Polyvinyl Chloride Mixture against Traditional Simulation Materials for Ultrasound Phantoms", Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • David Pepley, Mary Yovanoff, Katelin Mirkin, Scarlett Rae Miller, David Han and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "A Virtual Reality Haptic Robotic Simulator For Central Venous Catheterization Training", ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 10, (3), pp. 030937-1 to 030937-2
  • A. Barnett, Y. S. Lee and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "Needle Geometry Effect on Vibration Tissue Cutting", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture
  • Andrew Barnett, Yuan-Shin Lee and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "Compliant Needle Vibration Cutting of Soft Material", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138, (11)
  • Taylor Hornung, Stephen J Piazza, E. Hills and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "Dynamic Weighted Bar for Upper Limb Rehabilitation", Journal of Medical Devices
  • A. C. Barnett, Y. S. Lee and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "Fracture Mechanics Model of Needle Cutting Tissue", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138, (1), pp. 011005-1 to 011005-8
  • Andrew J Homich, Megan A Doerzbacher, Eric L Tschantz, Stephen J Piazza, Everett C Hills and Jason Zachary Moore, 2015, "Minimizing Human Tracking Error for Robotic Rehabilitation Device", Journal of Medical Devices, 9, (4), pp. 041003-1 to 041003-8
  • Pralav P Shetty, Ryan W Hatton, Andrew C Barnett, Andrew J Homich and Jason Zachary Moore, 2015, "Modeling the Cutting Edge Geometry of Scalpel Blades", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, pp. 1-8
  • Megan Doerzbacher, Andrew Barnett, Nicholas Brandmeir, Douglas E Wolfe, Siyang Zheng and Jason Zachary Moore, 2013, "Advanced Needle Coatings for Improved Lumbar Drain Procedure", Journal of Medical Devices, 7, (3), pp. 030942-1 to 030942-2
  • Y. H. Xia, C. G. Li, J. J. You, J. J. Shen and Jason Zachary Moore, 2013, "Influences Analysis of Configurations on the Performance of Parallel Type Six-Axis Accelerometers", Transactions of Famena, 37, (2), pp. 67-86
  • Kelilah Wolkowicz, Jason Zachary Moore and Patrick McLaughlin, 2013, "Novel Pneumatic Device for High Speed Needle Insertion in Brachytherapy", Journal of Medical Devices, 7, (3), pp. 030945-1 to 030945-2
  • Y. C. Wang, B. L. Tai, R. K. Chen, Jason Zachary Moore, C. S. McGill, K. Xu, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2013, "Tissue Cutting Mechanics and Applications for Needle Core Biopsy and Guidance", Applied Mechanis and Materials, 289, pp. 13-22
  • C. S. McGill, J. A. Schwartz, Jason Zachary Moore, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2012, "Effects of Insertion Speed and Trocar Stiffness on the Accuracy of Needle Position for Brachytherapy", Med Phys, 39, (4), pp. 1811-1817
  • Jason Zachary Moore, Q. H. Zhang, C. S. McGill, H. J. Zheng, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2012, "Modeling Cutting Edge Geometry for Plane and Curved Needle Tips", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B-Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 226, (B5), pp. 861-869
  • Jason Zachary Moore, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2012, "Novel Needle Cutting Edge Geometry for End-Cut Biopsy", Med Phys, 39, (1), pp. 99-108
  • Jason Zachary Moore, K. Malukhin, A. J. Shih and K. F. Ehmann, 2011, "Hollow Needle Tissue Insertion Force Model", Cirp Annals-Manufacturing Technology, 60, (1), pp. 157-160
  • C. S. McGill, J. A. Schwartz, Jason Zachary Moore, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2011, "Precision Grid and Hand Motion for Accurate Needle Insertion in Brachytherapy", Med Phys, 38, (8), pp. 4749-4759
  • Jason Zachary Moore, Q. H. Zhang, C. S. McGill, H. J. Zheng, P. W. McLaughlin and A. J. Shih, 2010, "Modeling of the Plane Needle Cutting Edge Rake and Inclination Angles for Biopsy", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 132, (5), pp. 051005-1 to 051005-8
  • Jason Zachary Moore and Albert J Shih, 2010, "Tissue Oblique Cutting Flow Angle and Needle Insertion Contact Length", Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institution of Society of Manufacturing Engineers NAMRI/SME, 38, pp. 711-718
  • Jason Zachary Moore, Albert J Shih, PW McLaughlin, CS McGill, QH Zhang and HJ Zheng, 2009, "Blade Oblique Cutting of Tissue for Investigation of Biopsy Needle Insertion", Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institution of Society of Manufacturing Engineers NAMRI/SME, 37, pp. 49-56
  • Jason Zachary Moore, Rodolfo J Somoza, Albert J Shih, Zoran S Filipi, Andrew J Moskalik and Neil M Johnson, 2008, "Characterization of the Fluid Deaeration Device for a Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle System", SAE Technical Paper

Conference Proceedings

  • Yi Cai, Jason Moore and Yuan-Shin Lee, 2017, "Geometry Analysis and Control of Compliant Needles for Vibration-assisted Medical Insertion"
  • Justin Jones, Yuan-Shin Lee and Jason Zachary Moore, 2017, "Aysmmetric Flexure Hinge for Compliant Vibrational Tissue Cutting"
  • David Pepley, C.C. Sonntag, R.S. Prabhu, Mary Yovanoff, David Han, Scarlett Rae Miller and J.Z. Moore, 2017, "A Comparison of Novel Modified Polyvinyl Chloride Mixture against Traditional Simulation Materials for Ultrasound Phantoms", International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH)
  • Yi Cai, Jason Zachary Moore and Yuan-Shin Lee, 2017, "Thin-slots machining of compliant needles for vibration-assisted medical insertion", Procedia Manufacturing / 45th Sme North American Manufacturing Research Conference (Namrc 45), 10, pp. 392-406
  • Kelilah Wolkowicz, Jesse Pentzer, Christopher Miller, Jason Zachary Moore and Sean N Brennan, 2016, "On-line Estimation of Wheelchair Tire Slip Utilizing an Instantaneous Center of Rotation Extended Kalman Filter"
  • A. Barnett, L. Tan, J. Barrett and Jason Zachary Moore, 2016, "Needle Cutting of Skin Simulants"
  • Yi Cai, Jason Moore and Yuan-Shin Lee, 2016, "Non-Traditional Fabrication of Intricate Geometries on Vibration-Assisted Needles for Medical Applications"
  • Anthony T Trezza, Nurali N Virani, Kelilah L Wolkowicz, Jason Zachary Moore and Sean N Brennan, 2015, "Indoor Mapping and Localization for a Smart Wheelchair Using Measurements of Ambient Magnetic Fields", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-10
  • Adam Gordon, Inki Kim, Andrew C Barnett and Jason Zachary Moore, 2015, "Needle Insertion Force Model for Haptic Simulation", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-8
  • Andrew C Barnett, Malorie Feidner and Jason Zachary Moore, 2015, "Vibration Needle Tissue Cutting with Varying Tip Geometry", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-7
  • Andrew J Homich, Megan A Doerzbacher, Stephen J Piazza, Everett C Hills and Jason Zachary Moore, 2014, "Robotic Rehabilitation Device and Patient Orientation Estimation", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-6
  • Andrew C Barnett, Kelilah Wolkowicz and Jason Zachary Moore, 2014, "Vibrating Needle Cutting Force", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-7
  • Andrew Barnett, A. M. Abdullah, Adam Gordon, Jason Zachary Moore and Yuan-Shin Lee, 2013, "Vibration Tissue Cutting for Blunt Hollow Needles", 41
  • Andrew Barnett, Patrick W McLaughlin, Haojun Zheng and Jason Zachary Moore, 2013, "Novel Instant Vacuum Biopsy Needle System", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 1-5
  • Kelilah Wolkowicz, P. W. McLaughlin and Jason Zachary Moore, 2013, "Novel Pneumatic Device for High Speed Needle Insertion in Brachytherapy"
  • A. M. Abdullah, Andrew Barnett, Christopher Golecki, Douglas E Wolfe and Jason Zachary Moore, 2013, "Investigation of Friction in Needle to Soft Tissue Interaction", 41
  • A. J. Shih, Jason Zachary Moore, C. S. McGill, P. W. McLaughlin, Q. H. Zhang and H. J. Zheng, 2011, "Biopsy Needle Cutting Edge Rake and Inclination Angles Modeling of Plane Needles"

Abstracts

  • C.C. Sonntag, Mary Yovanoff, David Pepley, R.S. Prabhu, Scarlett Rae Miller, J.Z. Moore and David Han, 2018, "Can a Haptic Robotic Train New Interns to Place Central Venous Lines?"
  • Everett C Hills, Jason Zachary Moore and Stephen J Piazza, 2013, "Making a Motorized Rolling Walker for Guided Rehabilitation", Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), 9, (5), pp. S239-S240
  • A. M. Abdullah, Andrew Barnett, Christopher Golecki and Jason Zachary Moore, 2012, "Surface Texture and Insertion Speed Effect on Needle Friction"
  • C.C. Sonntag, Hong-En Chen, D. F. Pepley, D. C. Han, Jason Zachary Moore and Scarlett Rae Miller, , "Procedural confidence is improved when using a dynamic haptic robot compared to a standard manikin trainer"
  • Hong-En Chen, C.C. Sonntag, R.S. Prabhu, D. F. Pepley, D. C. Han, Jason Zachary Moore and Scarlett Rae Miller, , "Looks can be deceiving: Gaze pattern differences between novices and experts during placement of central lines"

Research Projects

  • April 2015 - March 2019, "Dynamic Haptic Robotic Training for Central Venous Catheter Insertion," (Sponsor: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute).
  • April 2015 - March 2018, "Dynamic Haptic Robotic Training for Central Venous Catheter Insertion," (Sponsor: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute).
  • April 2015 - March 2018, "Dynamic Haptic Robotic Training for Central Venous Catheter Insertion," (Sponsor: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute).
  • September 2015 - August 2018, "Understanding the Impact of Product Dissection on Design Innovation and Learning," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2018 - December 2018, "Low Cost Haptic Force Needle Insertion Simulator," (Sponsor: ENGineering for Innovation & ENtrepreneurship (ENGINE) Grant).
  • June 2014 - May 2018, "Collaborative Research: Investigation of Vibratory Cutting Mechanics with Novel Compliant Needle Geometry for Precision Needle Positioning Machine," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • QED finalist, QED Program Science Center Organization, July 2014 - November 2014
  • 1st Place in Automotive Category, NASA Technical Briefs, 2010
  • Second Place in Outstanding Paper Award, North American Manufacturing Research Conference, 2010
  • Best Paper Award, 7th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Warwick, England, 2009
  • Extraordinary Student Research Award, S. M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center, 2009
  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Project (DDEP), National Science Foundation, 2008

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Co-Organizer, ASME E-fest, June 2017 - April 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, ME 440 Caucus Co-Chair, July 2016
  • Other, Coordinator, Program Coordinator, MNE Scholars, October 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, ME 340 Committee, July 2014
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Chair, Sustainability Committee, January 2014 - May 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Reviewer, REU application reviewer, April 2014 - April 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, Focus Group Member, Penn State Young Professionals Focus Group, July 2012 - 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, Tsinghua GEN Task Force Member, Tsinghua GEN Task Force, June 2012 - 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), July 2012
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor to Disc Golf, October 2012
  • Committee Work, Member, Candidacy Exam Administration Member, January 2012
  • Committee Work, Member, Member Graduate Recruiting Committee, August 2012 - May 2013

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Co-Chair of “Surgical Tools”, 2018 Track at the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, November 2017 - April 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Co-Chair of “Surgical Tools”, 2017 Track at the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, November 2016 - April 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Symposium Organizer for Medical and Rehabilitation Robots, 2017 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), November 2016 - August 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Chair of “Biomanufacturing”, 2016 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), November 2015 - June 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Co-Chair of “Surgical Tools”, 2016 Track at the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, November 2015 - April 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Chair of “Biomanufacturing”, 2015 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), July 2014 - June 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Symposium Chair of symposium titled "Advances in Manufacturing Processes for biomedical Materials and Devices", 2015ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), July 2014 - June 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Symposium Chair of symposium titled “General Biomedical Devices”, 2015 Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference, December 2014 - May 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Co-Chair, 2015 Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, November 2014 - April 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Symposium chair of "Biologically Inspired and Health Motivated Mechanisms and Robotics Symposium", 37th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference part of the 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), November 2013 - August 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Symposium Chair of symposium titled “Advances in Manufacturing Processes of Biomedical Instruments”, 2014 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), May 2013 - June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Division Coordinator of the 2014 Students Mechanism and Robotics Design Contest, 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), November 2013 - August 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Track Co-Chair of “Surgical Tools”, 2014 Track at the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, October 2013 - April 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Division Coordinator of the 2013 Students Mechanism and Robotics Design Contest, 2013 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), November 2012 - August 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Scientific Program Committee Member, 2013 Design of Medical Devices conference, November 2012 - April 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Co-Chair of 1 session, 2016 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), August 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Chair, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Chair of session "Future Technology & Advanced Design", 2013 College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS), March 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Chair for 2 session, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Chair, 2015 College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS), April 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Chair of 1 session, 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), August 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Judge of student design competition, 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), August 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Chair of 1 session, 2014 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Co-Chair of 2 sessions, 2014 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Judge of student design competition, 2013 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), August 2013
 


 

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