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Section Board for 'Tissue and Vascular Biomechanics' (14)

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Prof. Dr. Stéphane Avril
Soft Tissue BIOmechanics (STBio), École des Mines de Saint-Étiennedisabled, F-42023 Saint-Etienne, France
Interests: biomechanics of biological soft tissues; biomechanics of the aortic wall; biomechanics serving Healthcare
Prof. Dr. Emanuele Carniel
Department of Industrial Engineering, Centre for Mechanics of Biological Materials, University of Padova, I-35131 Padua, Italy
Interests: mechanics of biological tissues and structures; computational biomechanics; in silico medicine
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Dr. Gregory Chagnon
TIMC-IMAG Laboratory, Domaine de la Merci, 38706 La Tronche CEDEX, France
Interests: silicone; rubber; soft tissues; mechanics; constitutive equations; biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Sara Checa
Julius Wolff Institute, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Interests: computational mechanobiology
Dr. Enrico Dall'Ara
Department of Oncology and Metabolism, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Interests: biomechanics; bone; musculoskeletal; finite element; bone remodelling; X-Rays imaging
Prof. Dr. Paul Evans
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Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2RX, UK
Interests: bio-mechanical mechanisms that control atherosclerosis; endothelial sensing of shear stress
Prof. Dr. Christian Hellmich
Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vienna University of Technology, 1140 Vienna, Austria
Interests: theoretical, experimental and computational hard and soft tissue biomechanics; multiscale and multiphysics modeling; mechanobiology
Prof. Dr. Tin-Kan Hung
Bioengineering Department, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Interests: biomechanics; computational fluid mechanics
Prof. Dr. Luc Mongeau
Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 0C3, Canada
Interests: biomechanics; tissue engineering; aeroacoustics
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Pasta
Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: biomechanics; medical devices; computer simulation; cardiovascular; valve prosthesis
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Prof. Dr. Gwendolen Reilly
1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
2. INSIGNEO Institute for in silico Medicine, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: musculoskeletal cell mechanobiology; orthopaedic biomaterials; bone tissue engineering; skeletal tissues, bone, tendon and cartilage repair
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Prof. Dr. Sandra Rugonyi
Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Interests: cardiovascular development; hemodynamics; heart function; computational fluid dynamics (CFD); mechanotransduction
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Prof. Dr. Sandra Shefelbine
College of Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: multi-scale bone biomechanics–how the structure and composition of bone influences its mechanical properties; mechano-adaptation of bone and joint– how tissue responds to mechanical signals
Prof. Dr. Philipp J. Thurner
Institute of Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics, TU Wien, Gumpendorfer Str. 7, A-1060 Vienna, Austria
Interests: experimental biomechanics from macro- to meso- micro- and nanoscale; structure and mechanics of collagen-rich tissues and collagen fibrils; bone fragility and osteoporosis; instrumentation for biomechanical testing at the micro- and nanoscale
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