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Mr Ben Hoddy MEng (first class honours)

Postgraduate Research Student

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Mr Ben Hoddy is a Postgraduate research student within the Computational Engineering and Design research group in the faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Southampton.

Ben graduated in 2016 from the University of Southampton with a MEng (first class honours) in Aeronautics and Astronautics. In his final year at University Ben undertook a group design project sponsored by the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to design, build and fly a UAV (unmanned air vehicle) intended for search and rescue operations. This project was shortlisted for the design excellence award at the 2016 University of Southampton Design Show.

Since graduating Ben has spent two years at a professional services firm working in data and analytics. Over this period Ben has supported a wide range of clients in a broad spectrum of sectors.

In order to pursue his interest in biomedical engineering Ben has returned to the University of Southampton to begin a PhD. His research will focus on the design optimisation of coronary stents and other biomedical devices through the use of computational engineering analysis.

Research interests

Coronary stents, biomedical devices

PhD supervision: Professor Neil Bressloff

Research group

Bioengineering Science

Affiliate research group

Arterius Ltd

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Mr Ben Hoddy
Engineering, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number : 176/5001

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