Modelathon 2017-Combining experimental and computational research to reduce in vivo testing in a pre-clinical setting

Second Modelathon
Day 1 Instructions for all participants Symposium on combining experimental and computation research to reduce in vivo testing in a pre-clinical setting  A dialogue between clinicians, engineers and modellers. Workshop organiser Professor Damien Lacroix, Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Insigneo Institute, University of Sheffield.  Our symposium on day-one explores how mult...

Research on Digital volume correlation (DVC)

Strain uncertainties from two digital volume correlation approaches in prophylactically augmented vertebrae A newly developed technique called digital volume correlation (DVC) can be used to access the internal deformation of heterogeneous materials and structures. DVC has been exploited over the past decade to measure complex deformation fields within biological tissues, suc...

Citizen scientists needed to map 3D scans to solve puzzle of bird bill evolution

Citizen scientists from across the globe are needed to help a team of University of Sheffield researchers map 3D scans of the bills of every living species of bird in the world. Dr Gavin Thomas, of the University’s Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, and his research group have embarked on the task of scanning the bills of 10,000 species to build the most compre...

The MultiSim Modelathon – A Pioneering Success.

Multisim Modelathon 2016
The MultiSim Modelathon brought together the brightest PhD and PostDoc researchers in the field of Multi-Scale Modeling and Biomechanical Engineering, from around the world, to compete in teams against one another to solve a complex Multi Scale Modeling problem. On a sunny Monday morning the brightest young minds in the field of Engineering from around the world descended ...

Discover Mag Features Modelathon

Discover MAgazine
Discover magazine opens the door to innovation and invention, inspiring future collaborations and celebrating existing partnerships. Discover has just released Issue 06 and features the Multisim Modelathon. The Modelathon is being held at the Ridge, Ranmoor Village, Sheffield and will run from Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th August 2015. There is set to be a great attendance at...

The MultiSim Modelathon is almost here!

There are only 10 days until the MultiSim Modelathon kicks off! Are you up to the challenge? Based on the concept of a 'hackathon', teams will compete in a 3 day ‘modelling’ event. The 3 challenges will be based on the subject of multiscale biomechanics within the musculoskeletal system and teams will have access to state-of-the-art techniques and software to help th...

Prime Minister announces investment

Epsrc investment
The UK prime minister, David Cameron, has announced a major investment boost which will see the UK poised to take a world lead in structural dynamics research. The new investment will support the University of Sheffield to build one of the largest dynamic test facilities in the UK. The prime minister announced the new £4m investment from the Engineering and Physical...

MultiSim Expands Again – Adds another Researcher

Multisim Again
MultiSim, an EPSRC funded research project, carries on its growth by welcoming Dr Mario Giorgi to the team. This will only again cement MultiSim at the forefront of research into modelling complex and partially identified engineering problems. Dr Mario Giorgi is a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Human Metabolism of the University of Sheffield since 2015. ...

Dr Mario Giorgi

Dr Mario Giorgi is a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Human Metabolism of the University of Sheffield since 2015. Mario holds a Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering degree from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and a PhD in Biomechanics from Imperial College London (UK). Prior to his PhD, Mario worked as researcher at the Department of Mechanical Engineerin...

MultiSim exhibits at Innovations in Healthcare Conference 2015.

Innovations in Healthcare
Monday the 13th of July saw the Innovations in Healthcare Conference take place in The Octagon Centre, Sheffield. With 21 exhibitors from around the University of Sheffield and external companies, it gave MultiSim a great platform to showcase our great work. The day kicked off with an initial exhibition walk around before the commencement of talks. Highlights of the talks i...