My research combines medical/synchrotron imaging and in-vivo and in-vitro experiments with multiscale finite element modelling to (i) comprehensively evaluate existing prostheses performance and develop novel devices with improved performance and (ii) study bone and soft tissue biomechanics to understand biomechanical injuries including bone fractures and pressure sores. These injuries affect a large proportion of the population but are most common in the elderly population and in patients with chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis, diabetes and spinal chord injury as well as amputees, wheelchair users and bed-ridden patients. Though my research I aspire to improve injury prevention, care and treatment.
PhD in Biomechanics - University of South Australia, 2015
Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialisation - University of South Australia, 2012
BSc (Hons) Eng (Mechantronics) - University of Jordan, 2010
Bone Health Foundation Early Career Research Seed Grant 2020
Establishment funding for starting Academic Staff 2020
CSE Minor Equipment Grant 2020
Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Early Career Researchers 2019
Churchill Fellowship 2019
International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics ANMS Research Grant 2017
David Findlay Early Career Award in recognition of the research presented at ANZORS 2016
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