Douglas Powell

My Life

Favorite Quote

"I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details." (Einstein)

Friends describe me

Fun loving

My hobbies

Soccer, fitness and good conversation.

Fantasy dinner guests

Walter Powell (my grandfather)

Best advice I ever received

If you know, go with all of your heart, mind, soul and strength. Never accept defeat.

My undergrad alma mater

East Carolina University

My worst subject in school

Organic Chemistry

In college I drove

pair of running shoes

If I weren't a professor, I would

A collegiate soccer coach

Favorite books

Anything Clancy, Wild at Heart and Oh The Places You Will Go (Dr. Seuss).

Favorite movies

Les Miserables

Favorite city

Bruges, Belgium

Favorite coffee


Nobody knows I

despise running.

My latest accomplishment

Created and hosted the first annual meeting of the South Central Regional Chapter of the American Society of Biomechanics.