Jason Troutner is a mechanical engineer with a passion for biomechanics, robotics, and computer programming. He has extensive build and leadership experience through his positions at Texas Instruments and Yaskawa America. Troutner also oversaw studies in the University of Illinois Human Dynamics and Controls Lab, where he worked on powered orthoses and medical simulators. When he is not studying and doing research, he enjoys practicing with, and competing for, the University of Illinois club gymnastics team.