Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

UK-China Bilateral Workshop

Xu group

The Xu group

Park get-together

Shanghai Conference

Shanghai Conference

Selene's Viva Celebrations

Selene's Viva Celebration



Group beers - Covid style



Dublin Conference

Dublin Conference

Nigel's birthday

Nigel's birthday


Yun_thumbnailProfessor Xiao Yun Xu

Proconsul, Professor & Director of Graduate School


Nigel_thumbnailProfessor Nigel Wood

Honorary Professorial Research Fellow

Post-Doctoral Fellows


Selene Pirola

Research topic: “Finite Element Analysis of Enlarged Thoracic Aortas"



Chloe Armour

Research Topic: "Predicting the outcome of TEVAR for Type B aortic dissection"


Yu Zhu

Research topic: "Evaluate the Hemodynamic Performances of Novel Techniques and Devices for Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms by Using Computational Fluid Dynamics"

PhD Students


 Xiaoxin Kan

Research topic: "Predicting stent induced new entry evolution in patient-specific Stanford B aortic dissection model"



Emily Manchester

Research topic: "Evaluating turbulence in aortas with aortic valve disease and valve prostheses"



Sampad Sengupta

Research topic: "Analysis of haemodynamics and biomechanics of endografts for complex aortic arch repair"



Mei Yan Chong

Research topic: "Development of an integrated computational framework for prediction of treatment outcomes in aortic dissection patients"



Zhongjie Yin

Research Topic: "Multiscale modelling of valve thrombosis following bioprosthetic aortic valve implantation"


Kaihong_thumbnailKaihong Wang

Research Topic: "Predicting aortic growth and disease progression in Type B aortic dissection"


George Caddy

Research Topic: "Mathematical modelling of nanoparticle transport through tumours for application in radiotherapy"

Academic Visitors



Boram Gu

Research topic: “Development of engineered liposomes for targeted thrombolytic therapy”

Moath Alamer

Research topic: "Multi-scale modelling of drug delivery to solid tumors"

Yu Huang
Research topic: "Development of a multiphysics model for focused ultrasound-mediated drug delivery to brain tumour"

Nasrul Hadi Johari
Research topic: "Evaluation of carotid artery stents by using combined ultrasound and OCT imaging for patient-specific analysis"

Claudia Menichini
Research topic: "Fluid dynamics and thrombus formation in dissected aorta"

Claudio Carallo
Internal medicine doctor, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Catanzaro, Italy
Research topic: "Effect of ageing on carotid artery morphology, hemodynamics, and the development of atherosclerosis"

Harkamaljot Kandail (Rocky)
Research topic: "Analysis of haemodynamic forces in fenestrated and branched endografts for endovascular repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms"

Andris Piebalgs
Research topic: “Development of a multi-physics model for thermosensitive liposomal delivery of drugs activated by focused ultrasound”.

Wenbo‎ Zhan 
Research topic: "Mathematical Modelling of Drug Delivery to Solid Tumour"

Afet Mehmet
Research topic: "Analysis of blood flow in the pulmonary arteries of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome"

Ana Irene Crispin Corzo
Research topic: “Investigation of geometric features and flap motion on the progression of aortic dissection”

Shelly Singh (Gryzbon)
Research topic: "Development of computational methods for personalised assessment of the biomechanical functions of the Marfan aorta"

Oluwatoyin Fatona
Research topic: “Analysis of morphology and flow in the aorta: comparison between bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves”

Zhongjie Wang
Research topic: "Analysis of carotid wall mechanics based on ultrasound imaging"

Xin Zhang
Research topic: “Development of thermal sensitive liposomes for targeted delivery and controlled release of drug”

MSc and Exchange Students

Meng Wu 
MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London  

Sanchit Singal 
"Simulation of blood flow in common carotid artery: Comparison of different non-Newtonian blood viscosity models".
Integrated Masters of Technology in Chemical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technlogogy (IIT), Kharagpur

Ana Morgado 
"Analysis of flow in branched stent-grafts for endovascular repair of the aortic arch"

Loukas Kollias
MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London