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Josephine Shum

Research focus

Josephine is researching how to engineer complex 3D-printed mesh structures for use as orthopaedic implants and how they can be optimized to mimic the behaviour of bone and encourage implant-to-bone integration.

She is supervised by Professor Tim Woodfield, and Dr Justin Fernandez of the University of Auckland and Professor Christian Puttlitz of Colorado State University.

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Shum, J. M., Fok, W., Tredinnick, S. J., Fernandez, J., & Woodfield, T. (2019, August-September). Development of a finite element model of the ovine stifle for biomechanical evaluation of TTA implants. Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.