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Started her PhD in the Biomechanical Engineering Group in October 2012, as a Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Fellow. Following several years in industry, she welcomed the opportunity to be part of an exciting, novel project to develop a renal therapy device with Renephra Ltd. Although her background is in the Aerospace sector, with a BEng in Aeronautical Engineering at City University, London and an MSc in Aerospace Vehicle Design at Cranfield University, she is keen to apply her engineering knowledge to a biomedical problem.
Rosti Hama Rashid
Graduated with a first class degree in (BEng) Civil Engineering at the UoL in 2012. During her time as an UG, she was awarded multiple scholarships for outstanding academic performance. She started her PhD with UoL in November 2012. She is studying the viscoelastic behaviour of the canine knee ligament complex in macroscopic level and developing a finite element model of the knee joint in dogs under the supervision of Prof. Elsheikh and Prof. Comerford from UoL.
Graduated from the Northwest A&F University China, in 2012 with a First Class in Bioengineering. In 2013, he completed an MSc at The University of Manchester in Biomaterials .He joined the Biomechanical Engineering Group in January 2014. His PhD work is on “Multi-scale structural modeling of vascular stiffening” and is supervised by Dr. Akhtar and Dr. Paoletti at University of Liverpool, and Professor Po-Yu Chen at National Tsing Hua University.
Joined the group in February 2014 to commence a PhD on “Multi-Scale Mechanical Property Mapping of the Sclera”. She graduated from Tianjin university of China with a First Class degree in Optoelectronics Application System and completed her MSc degree in Information Security and Biometrics at University of Kent. She also has three years of researching experience as a research assistant in College of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronics Engineering in Tianjin University.
Abby started her PhD at UoL in October 2014 on a joint project with the School of Engineering and Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease. She was awarded an Academic Achievement Scholarship at UG level and obtained a First Class BSc in Exercise Rehabilitation from Bournemouth University, and an MSc in Biomechanics from the University of Roehampton. Following clinical experience within the NHS, her research will explore changes in the morphology and mechanical properties of tissues in the human knee joint, during healthy ageing and during the progression of osteoarthritis.
Graduated as an outstanding graduate in Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering from The National Cheng Kung University(NCKU), Taiwan in 2010. In 2012, he completed an MSc at The National Cheng Kung University in Biomedical Engineering. He joined the Biomechanical Engineering Group in October 2015. His PhD work is on “Accurate Estimation of Intraocular Pressure and Corneal Material Behavior Using a Non-contact Method” and is supervised by Prof. Ahmed Elsheikh and Dr. Jones Stephen at University of Liverpool.
Has joined the Biomechanical Engineering Group in May 2015. The contribution of his PhD project will be in the form of a numerical model of the fluid structure interaction for the eye, taking into consideration the change of external air puff pressure distribution and the intraocular pressure with the deformation in the cornea and sclera. He graduated with honours with a first class degree in Mechanical Engineering (BEng.) from Mansoura University, Egypt in 2013. He was appointed as a teaching assistant at the same department.
Graduated from National Taiwan University with a First Class degree in Biochemical Science and then achieved a Master degree in Biomedical Engineering. She studied biomaterials for cornea transplantation and extracellular matrix proteins in Taiwan. Later she got the research opportunity in the University of Cincinnati, the Edith J Crawley Vision research Center. In 2015 she joined the BioEG to examine the biomechanical properties of ultraviolet-A cross-linked cornea. The aim of the project is to study the underlying mechanisms of ultraviolet-A on keratoconic cornea by means of macro-scale measurement of organ stiffness and micro-scale observation of ultrastructure.
Graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering (First Class) at University of Liverpool in 2015, and then joined the group after graduation. Gaining relevant experience and skills from final project during his undergraduate, he commenced PhD study with a new project about inverse modelling used to generate mechanical properties of ocular globe. This research aims to develop a more comprehensive model for eye globe with further analysis of microstructure and materials.
Joined the group in October-2015. His PhD focuses on using high-resolution optical techniques to determine microstructural changes in keratoconic corneas. He graduated from University of Baghdad with a BSc Biomedical Engineering in 2002. He then worked as a Biomedical Engineer for medical appliance companies such as Siemens and Zeiss. Moreover, he has worked for MOH in Iraq. In 2012, he obtained an MSc Medical Engineering from Al-Nahrain University, Iraq. During this project, he developed a noninvasive optical method for early detection of skin carcinomas with high accuracy rate.
In July 2016, Ali was awarded his Master of Engineering (MEng) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Liverpool. Combining his previous experience within mechanical engineering with strong research skills gained from his undergraduate course, he started his PhD with the Biomechanics group in October 2016. Ali is working on Retinal Detachment to understand under which conditions it can progress. Also this will cover the treatment plans effectiveness in stopping progression while patients are waiting for surgery.
Graduated in 2010 from the University of Anbar from Civil engineering department. She then completed MSc in 2015 with a first class degree in sustainable structural engineering at University of Liverpool. Following this she was offered a PhD scholarship at the University of Liverpool at department of Biomechanics in 2016. She is researching on the mechanical properties of the knee joint ligaments as well as developing an accurate finite element model for the stifle joint.
Graduated from Naresuan University, Thailand in Physics and then achieved a MSc in Biomedical Engineering from University of Liverpool in 2016. She commenced a PhD in Feb 2017 investigating the nanomechanical heterogeneity in the aortic dissection flap under the supervision of Dr Riaz Akhtar, Dr Jiil Madine and Mr Mark Field.
Graduated at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China, in 2014 in the field of biological sciences, and achieved a Master degree in biomedical engineering at University of Liverpool in 2016. He commenced his PhD and joined the group in December 2017, working on transdermal drug delivery systems including microneedles and nanoparticles, etc., which is a joint project between University of Liverpool and Dalian University of Technology, China.