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Bioengineering Group

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Our research focuses on the application of engineering principles and life sciences. We're exploring ways to solve problems across topics such as biology, medicine and healthcare.

Part of Engineering

About

Bioengineering science research spans multiple disciplines, and we can be seen in the wide range of facilities within the Biolab facility. 

Our group covers a variety of inter-related activities and we focus on: 

  • nutrient transport and absorption in blood vessels and plants 
  • biomechanics of joint replacement patients and amputees 
  • lab on a chip and sensors for therapeutics 
  • rapid diagnosis and tissue engineering for tissue regeneration and repair 

 

Research highlights

People, projects and publications

People

Professor Alex Dickinson

Professor

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Dr Ali Mosayyebi

Senior Research Fellow
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Dr Andrew Chipperfield BSc, PhD

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Modelling of physiological systems
  • Medical device design
  • Microvascular flows

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Dr Andrew Hamilton

Associate Professor

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Dr Bram Sengers

Associate Professor

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Dr Caglar Ozturk PhD

Lecturer in Biomedical Eng and Imaging

Research interests

  • Cardiovascular biomechanics
  • Medical devices
  • Soft robotics

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Dr Jack Denny BEng(Hons), PhD, CEng MIMechE, FHEA

Lecturer in Structures

Research interests

  • Blast effects on structures
  • Characterisation of complex blast propagation
  • Blast injury modelling

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Dr Katy Rankin

Senior Enterprise Fellow
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Professor Markus Heller

Professor of Biomechanics
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Professor of Applied Biomaterials