Bart van Veen

Bart completed his undergraduate degree in Human Movement Sciences at the VU University, Amsterdam. After completing the tract on movement control and simulation, his research project focussed on the development of the forward dynamic simulation of a musculoskeletal model that could be used to compare the impact of different techniques used by high-bar gymnasts. As a p...
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One for your diary – The Insigneo Showcase!

There’s not long to go until the annual Insigneo Showcase - Friday 8th May 2015. The Showcase will be held at the University of Sheffield’s Firth Hall and will provide the opportunity to find out more about the cutting edge developments taking place at the Institute. The Insigneo Institute for in silico medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Shef...
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Modelathon Update – Don’t Forget to Register

The MultiSim Modelathon is drawing ever closer and if you haven’t registered yet, now is the time. The MultiSim Modelathon is based on the concept of hackathon events where different teams work on a challenging problem to ‘hack’ a computer code. Here there is no ‘hacking’ but ‘modelling’. Instead the teams will compete to solve a challenging multiscale biomechanical problem ...
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Garry Thompson

Garry obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Games Software Development from Sheffield Hallam University in 2012. He went on to work as a Configuration Engineer for CSE Healthcare Systems before moving on to become a Software Engineer for the large food wholesaler Approved Food. Only a year later Garry was promoted to become the Lead Software Engineer taking responsibi...
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Dr Erfan Shahabpoor

Dr Erfan Shahabpoor is a post-doctoral research associate in INSIGNEO institute, the University of Sheffield. He did his bachelor in civil engineering in the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE) in 2006. He spent two years in industry thereafter and then came to University of Sheffield (UoS) in 2009 to do his MSc in Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics. He was ...
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Christobel Gondwe

Christobel received her B.Sc degree in Biomedical Materials Science from the University of Manchester in 2012. She then obtained a masters in medical engineering with a first class from the University Bradford in 2014. Her previous research experience focused on mathematical and computational modelling in electrochemistry and enzyme voltammetry, higher-dimensional statistic...
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Ivan Benemerito

Ivan graduated from  Sapienza University of Rome with a  BSc in Aerospace Engineering.  His undergraduate thesis researched an aerospace application of Optimal Control of ODE. Ivan then decided to pursue studies in a masters Mathematical Engineering program offered at University of Rome Tor Vergata. While completing his masters,  Ivan spent some time at the Zuse Insti...
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Dr Yuzhu Guo

Yuzhu received his B.Sc. degree and M.Sc. degree from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He then worked as a control system engineer in Beijing Institute of Electronic Systems Engineering, Beijing, China. He received a doctoral degree in automatic control and systems engineering from the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K.,...
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Dr Vitomir Racic

Dr Racic joined the Sheffield Vibration Engineering Section (VES) in summer 2006 as a Research Student, fully funded by the prestigious the UK Overseas Research Students Award Scheme and first Departmental and then EPSRC-funded Studentship. He defended a PhD in December 2009, and following a year in VES as a Research Fellow, he was appointed lecturer in the Department in Ja...
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