Investigations and modelling of materials and structures used in surgical implants.

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Atomic force microscopy and nanomechanics

Measuring mechanical properties of cells and microbubbles by ultra-sensitive force characterization, with Atomic Force Microscopy.

Orthopaedic engineering

Investigations and modelling of surgical implants. Measurement and modelling of bone and fracture healing.

Orthopaedic tribology

Accelerated wear testing of orthopaedic joint materials provides important insights into wear and debris generation. Nano-scale investigations of material microstructure after wear tests.