Orthopedic Brace Development: Director of Engineering, Dylann Ceriani

Dylann Ceriani has 19 years of experience in orthopedic brace development as well as other medical device development. Fifteen of those years designing orthopedic supports were focused on the knee, shoulder, back and ankle. She earned her a M.S. in Biomechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley and her B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Brigham Young University.

As a mother of 5 children, all of whom are active in sports, she spends most of her spare time in the volleyball gym or at the beach. She enjoys watching her kids play, coaching teams, or playing volleyball in competitive leagues.

Notable Products Developed:

Areas of Expertise

  • Mechanical design of injection molded plastic components
  • Mechanical design of metal components: CNC, stamping, MIM, screw machine, casting
  • Design for Lean Manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Orthopedic injury mechanisms and mechanical properties of ligaments, tendons, and bone
  • Orthopedic brace development including functional and osteoarthritis support braces and post-operative range of motion limiting modalities.
  • Gait analysis

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