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Enhancing mechanical testing concepts of human tissues for better helmets, airbags and tissue grafts in the future

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Monday, 4 January 2021
Academic background
Health Sciences
Host campus
Dunedin
Qualifications
Honours, Master’s
Department
Anatomy
Supervisor
Dr Johann Zwirner

Overview

Our lab is refining testing concepts for the mechanical characterization of human tissues.

The results of this project are relevant for a wide range fo applications such as the design of new airbags, helmets, tissue grafts of even surgical robots.

If you want to learn more about this project and our lab, feel free to contact me via email johann.zwirner@otago.ac.nz and I give you a blurb.

Contact

Johann Zwirner
Email   johann.zwirner@otago.ac.nz