Ivan Benemerito

Ivan Benemerito, a PhD student associated with the MultiSim project, has recently successfully defended his PhD thesis. Ivan describes how his experience in MultiSim has prepared him for his new role in CompBioMed. "I got my Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering from Sapienza Università di Roma, and my Master degree in Mathematical Engineering for Università di Roma T...
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Zainab Altai joins MultiSim as a researcher in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Zainab Altai Zainab Altai has recently joined the MultiSim project after completing her PhD at the Insigneo for in silico Medicine, under the Supervision of Dr Xinshan Lee, and has written about her time at Insigneo. "I got my MSc degree in Mechanical engineering from Almustansiriyah University in Baghdad. I won a scholarship, fully funded by the HCED in Iraq, t...
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MultiSim’s research on the strength of children’s bones could help in the design of safer car seats

New research from MultiSim's academics based at Insigneo and Sheffield Children's hospitals looks into the strength of children's bones which could help in the design of safer car seats. The first study of its kind into infant bone strength in relation to age and weight using computer simulations The research from University of Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NH...
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Pioneering workshop on the resilience of complex engineering systems hosted at the University of Sheffield

    On 18 January 2018, EPSRC’s MultiSim Frontier Engineering Award and the ENCORE network hosted a joint workshop that explored new ideas on how to use multi-scale modelling in complex engineering systems to improve resilience and function. The workshop was attended by over 50 leading engineers, statisticians, clinicians and early career researchers. As ...
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Precision of Digital Volume Correlation Approaches

University of Sheffield's researchers are improving the assessment of deformation in bone tissue using "Digital Volume Correlation" (DVC) approach that is considered a state-of-the-art image-processing technique.     This research aims to improve our knowledge about bone fracture mechanism. Particularly focusing on the bone fracture mechanism due to bone a...
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Barbara Kalkman

Barbara completed a masters in research (Human Movement Sciences) at the VU University, Netherlands. Her masters dissertation focused on neuro-muscular control of cross-educated movements. In 2014 she started a PhD at Liverpool John Moores University. Her doctoral research based in the University's Biomechanics group focused on muscle mechanical properties and the response...
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PhDs help teenagers reach their potential

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities. They do this by mobilising the PhD community to share its academic expertise with state schools. Ana Sofia Ferreira,  a PhD student on the MultiSim project at the University of Sheffield’s Insigneo In...
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Preclinical assessment of bone health

Dr. Enrico Dall'Ara  presented a seminar on Preclinical assessment of bone health with longitudinal imaging and finite element modelling at INSERM institute, Lyon, France. His session was hosted by Prof Philippe Clezardin and Dr Helene Follet. Dr Dall'Ara joined the University of Sheffield in 2013 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research focuses on a better ...
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Modelathon 2018: Using multi-scale modelling for new treatments of osteoarthritic joints.

17-20 September 2018, The Diamond Building, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Day 1 only (Agenda for Days 2-4 is below) Day 2-4   Registration is now  closed  Our four-day EPSRC funded Modelathon* event brings together the very best of theory and practice in the area of multi-scale modelling. After 3 successful events, and in response to last ye...
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