I am interested in understanding the effects of mechanical forces on human body and designing systems that can enhance this interaction. My current focus is biomechanics of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and designing advanced protective devices. For this research, I use advanced computational techniques and design tools and collaborate with neurologists and neurosurgeons at Imperial Neurotrauma Centre. This work will improve head protection systems and treatment, leading to a reduction in death or disability after TBI.
I obtained my BSc (1st class honours) and MSc (distinction) degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Before joining Imperial College in 2007 for my PhD, I worked in automotive and oil & gas industries for four years as a Design Engineer. My PhD research, which was part of a collaborative EU project MYMOSA, was on designing novel test methods for improving helmet standards.
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