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Research Lines

The group is made up by researchers and collaborators from different departments of the University: Department of Mechanics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Electronics and Circuits, Department of Materials Science and Department of Cellular Biology. Due to this diversity, our lines of work allow us to take advantage of the various technologies and design methodologies always focused on the advancement of knowledge and the transfer to industry in the following areas:

Numerical simulation of biological tissues
  • Osseous redesing.
  • Fracture analysis.
  • Mechanical behavior of biological tissues.
  • Design and evaluation of fixation synthesis.
  • Mechanical tests.
  • Simulation of skeletal muscle.
  • Simulation of the cardiovascular system.
Experimental analysis of biomechanical models
  • Imaging: X-rays, CT, MRI, etc.
  • Mechanical tests on biological tissue.
  • Estimation of mechanical properties from medical images and mechanical tests.
  • In vivo load registration.
  • Registration and study of normal human walking and its alterations.
  • Interpretation of signals from movement analysis.
Medical Device Engineering Analysis
  • Computational evaluation of prostheses and implants.
  • Design of experiments of biomechanical models with prostheses and implants.
  • Design and optimization of medical devices.
Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing of Medical Devices
  • Research and development applied to new technologies for the Health field.
  • Simulation and manufacturing under manufacturing processes such as: mechanized, injection molding, rotomolding or smelting.
  • Simulation and testing under AM (Additive Manufacturing technologies).
  • Evaluation and redesign of orthotic and prosthetic devices in upper and lower limbs.
  • Design of cranial and maxillofacial implants.
Numerical simulation of Biomaterials
  • Numerical modeling of new materials for medical applications.
Experimental analysis of Biomaterials
  • Experimental description of materials for internal and external prostheses use.