fct Faculdade de
Ciências e Tecnologia
da Universidade Nova de lisboa


Research and Development Unit for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Education and Research Service

Computational Biomechanics



What it is


Studying the structure and function of biological systems by means of the methods of mechanics assisted by computing techniques.


-       Computational simulations of Bone tissue adaptation under mechanical loads.

-       Multi-scale modeling of bone tissue.

-       Topology optimization of bioresorbable scaffolds for bone tissue engineering (applications to spine fusion surgery).

-       Optimal design of composite structures and materials.

-       Continuum mechanics.


-       Courses at MSc & PhD level, workshops, summer schools and conference sessions.


-       Foundation for Science & Technology (FCT).

-       University of Michigan (USA).




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