Material Parameter Identification and Inverse Problems in Soft Tissue Biomechanics
- Stéphane Avril (Université de Lyon, Saint-Etienne cedex 2 , France)
- 6 lectures on: Advanced experimental approaches for soft tissue mechanics: full-field measurement techniques, imaging techniques, Introduction to inverse problems, Identification of material parameters from full-field measurements, Characterization of maps of material parameters at different scales.
- Sam Evans (Cardiff University, Cardiff, Great Britain)
- 6 lectures on: Modeling approaches for soft tissues biomechanics, basics of continuum mechanics and possible alternatives, hyperelasticity, poroelasticity, other constitutive equations, FE modeling, link between experiments and modeling.
- Christian Gasser (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)
- 6 lectures on: Characterization of damage and failure mechanics of soft tissues, local analysis of rupture modes in soft tissues, experimental characterization and numerical implementation.
- Amit Gefen (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv , Israel)
- 6 lectures on: State-of-the-Art Bioengineering Wound Research: Developing Chronic Injury and Healing Models from a Cell to the Tissue and Organ Scales.
- Cees C.W.J. Oomens (Technical University of Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
- 6 lectures on: What do the material parameters tell us about the soft tissues? Remodeling of tissues, inflammation, ulcers, ageing, diseases.
- Hazel Screen (Queen Mary University of London, London, Great Britain)
- 5 lectures on: Tissue biology basics. Where do the mechanical properties of soft tissues come from?
Link between microstructure and macroscale properties, and experimental characterization techniques.