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...

MultiSim welcomes Pinaki Bhattacharya

Pinaki Bhattacharya is the latest member to join the ever growing MultiSim team! Previously at KU Leuven, University of Leuven (Belgium) Pinaki has made the move to Sheffield to further expand his research and career. Pinaki was very aware of both Prof. Damien Lacroix and Prof. Marco Viceconti’s world renowned work, especially as they were well known in Pinaki’s previous gr...

Pinaki Bhattacharya

Pinaki is interested in understanding the mechanics of biomedically relevant processes. In his PhD research (2012; Purdue University, USA) he investigated mechanical stress distributions arising from the fluid-structure interaction between the vocal chords and the air passing through the larynx during speech. Pinaki quantified the stresses and his research pointed to...

PI of MultiSim Celebrates International Student Success

Student IEA's receiving their rewards
Professor Mike Hounslow speaks about the importance of IEA's to the University of Sheffield. The Faculty of Engineering held an event on Monday 15th June to celebrate our International Engineering Ambassador (IEA) scheme and provided the new cohort of IEA students the opportunity to network with graduating Ambassadors. After a welcome from the organiser of the IEA program...

in silico Clinical Trials Featured on the Front Page of Wikipedia

MultiSim, Insigneo, Wikipedia, Avicenna, in silico
Today in silico clinical trials is featured on the front page of Wikipedia, which is the 7th most visited website in the world according to (as of 26/06/15). The article on in silico clinical trials is featured in the ‘Did you know…’ section with the response ‘…that in the future, virtual pharmaceuticals may be tested on virtual patients in in silico clinical trial...

MultiSim makes debut at Innovations in Healthcare

For the first time MultiSim will be on show at this year’s Innovations in Healthcare Convention. Innovations in Healthcare at the University of Sheffield is an exciting event that will provide the opportunity for institutions to hear about industry collaborations within the University and to find out what the Northern Health Science Alliance is doing to boost health innovat...