Mr Dermot O'Rourke

Research Fellow in Biomechanics

College of Science and Engineering

place Tonsley
1284 South Road, Clovelly Park SA 5042

PhD in Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Flinders University (2017)

M.Sc. in Bioengineering, University College Dublin (2012)

B.E (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, University College Dublin (2011)

Key responsibilities

Contribute to the Virtual Human Knee project to advance knowledge of knee mechanics in healthy adults and a tool to improve current injury prevention methods and knee reconstruction surgery.

  • Generate a statistical shape and appearance model of knee mechanics
  • Validate the model for selected individual and motor tasks and use for analysing the contribution of ligaments to diverse activities in healthy adult people
Topic coordinator
ENGR1211 Digital Design
Topic lecturer
ENGR1211 Digital Design
Supervisory interests
Finite element analysis

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