Tissue Mechanics Laboratory

 

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Principal Investigator


Yuhang Chen

 

Yuhang Chen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomechanics

 

E-mail: y.chen AT hw.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 131 451 4386

Office: JN 2.32

 

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Postdoctoral Researchers


 

Solenn Le Pense, Ph.D. (S.Le_Pense AT hw.ac.uk)

B.Sc., Paris VI (2006);       M.Sc., École des Ponts ParisTech (2010);       Ph.D., Université Paris-Est (2013)

 

EPSRC(EP/K036939): A Novel Diagnostic Tool: from Structural Health Monitoring to Tissue Quality Prediction

   

 

Graduate Students


 

Javier Palacio Torralba, PhD candidate (jp153 AT hw.ac.uk)

B.Eng. (2010) M.Eng. (2013), University of Zaragoza

Co-advisor: Prof. Bob Reuben

 

Mechanics and Diagnostics of Prostate Tissue

     
 

Frank Yntema, PhD candidate (fjy30 AT hw.ac.uk)

M.Eng., Heriot-Watt University (2013)

Co-advisor: Prof. Jim Ritche

 

In Vivo Modelling of Tissue-scaffold System

     
 

Judith Abolle,  PhD candidate (cja31 AT hw.ac.uk)

B.Eng. M.Eng., University of East London

Co-advisor: Prof. Bob Reuben

 

Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Steel Pipes for Impact Detection

     
 

Behnam Esfandiar,  PhD candidate (be40 AT hw.ac.uk)

M.Sc., Politecnico di Milano (2013);      B.Sc., Azad University, Marvdasht (2010)

Co-advisor: Prof. Bob Reuben

 

Tissue Mechanics: Multiscale Modelling and Structural Pathology

 

 
   

 

Undergraduate Research Students


 

Akmyrat Myradov

 

Virtual histological modelling for diseased coronary arteries

 

Nikhil Singh

 

Development of an ex-vivo testing platform for angioplasty

 

Graeme Churchill

 

Gas Compressor, J3302

 

Martin George

 

On the design of compliant mechanisms in multiple length-scales

 

Bartlomiej Kornacki

Bridging the scales for biological complex: Heterogeneity v.s. Homogeneity

   

Alumni


Giovanni Pesare 2012-2013

Undergraduate research student Funded by Erasmus Scheme

Sapienza University of Rome

Varun Varadharajan 2012-2013

Undergraduate research student

Heriot-Watt University

Kayleigh Rix 2012-2013

Undergraduate research student

Heriot-Watt University

   

 


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