Dr. Hans Kainz

Assistant Professor
Head of the Neuromechanics Research Group
Department for Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Computer Science in Sport
University of Vienna, Auf der Schmelz 6a, 1150 Vienna


Dr. Hans Kainz received his Mag. rer. nat. (equal to MSc) in Sport Science from the University of Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria) in 2010 and a MSc in Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien (Vienna, Austria) in 2012. He then completed his PhD in Biomechanics at Griffith University (Gold Coast, Australia) in 2016. From 2014 to 2016 Dr. Kainz worked as a rehabilitation engineer at the Gait Laboratory of the Queensland Children‘s Hospital (Brisbane, Australia). Afterwards, from 2017 to 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium). Since March 2020 Dr. Kainz is an Assistant-Professor in Neuromechanics at the University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria), where he established the Neuromechanics Research Group. View Dr. Hans Kainz' profile at Google Scholar View Dr. Hans Kainz' profile at Researchgate