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    • Finite Element Model of Human Thermoregulation in Cold Conditions 

      Berman, Aaron; Khalatyan, Yekaterina; Umeki, Chris; Zhou, Max (2019-05)
      The human body can only function properly within a narrow range of temperatures. Therefore, the regulation of body temperature is a critical part of survival. Thermal homeostasis is maintained through complex feedback ...
    • Modelling two-stage antibiotic release from orthopedic fixation pins to prevent post-op osteomyelitis 

      Bhatta, Asmita; Kim, Matthew Jundong; Lim, Melanie; Sheng, Rory (2019-05)
      The first six hours following orthopedic implantation is a decisive period for preventing bacterial adhesion to ensure an implant’s long-term success. If bacterial adhesion is not adequately impeded, a biofilm will form, ...
    • Don’t Breathe on Me 

      Brigham, Rae; Machireddy, Meghana; Sequeira, Yohan (2019-05)
      The contamination of surfaces in public spaces is of great importance to minimizing disease spread. When a large number of people share public spaces in close proximity, aerial disease transmission becomes common, especially ...
    • Shear Stress Induced Thrombogenicity of a Trileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve 

      Gregan, Chris; Moy, David; Newberger, Nicole; Siomos, Matthew (2019-05)
      Trileaflet mechanical valves are a popular topic in industry R&D due to their potential improvements to hemodynamic performance relative to industry-standard bileaflet mechanical valves and their mechanical durability ...
    • Optimization of Laser Ablation Parameters for Lumbar Discectomy 

      Ashraf, Shaumik; Chan, William; Delgado, Robert; Hassan, Mohamed (2019-05)
      Lower back pain, or lumbar pain, is a potentially debilitating chronic condition that will affect an estimated 80% of individuals in their lifetime. Lumbar pain can be caused by herniated lumbar discs, which is ...