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Tissue Mechanics Laboratory

Hierachical analysis and microstructural characterisation for tissue theranostics and regenerative medicine

November 2016

•   Our group organised and hosted the Cancer Mechanics Workshop at Heriot-Watt University, funded by POEMS network and SofTMech. Watch out for the puma and elephant behind!

August 2016

•   Javier and Yuhang visited Hospital 12 de Octubre for new clinical collaborations there.

•   Group members attended and presented their research at Soft Tissue Mechanics Workshop in Manchester.

•   Group members attended and presented their research at UK Multiscale Biology Workshop in Oxford.

June 2016

•   Javier, Ben and Solenn presented their work at ESB 2016 in Lyon. 

•   Our lab hosted 2016 Engineering Headstart Event, with 36 pupils from schools across the UK - this year on 'Let's Crush the Bridge Design'.

•   Our lab hosted 2016 Brightest Watts Event for 40 pupils from Scottish schools - on 'Robots Climbing over the Fourth Road Bridge'

May 2016

•   Dr. Chen was invited to visit Manchester (Applied Mathematics Department)

•   We had a group picnic near Livingston. Everyone was learning Spanish by playng Uno!

April 2016

•   Group members presented research at Soft Tissue Mechanics Workshop at Glasgow.

•   Javier Palacio-Torralba gradutes with PhD. Congratulations to Javier who has passed his viva for thesis entitled 'Multiscale Mechano-mophology Analysis for Soft Tissue'. 

March 2016

•   Our lab co-organised the 'Engineers meet Medics' workshop, funded by EPSRC Impact Accerlation Funds, with over 50 partners with 30+ clinical and NHS participants.

•   Dr. Chen was invited to visit Nottingham (applied mathematics) and Glasgow (SofTMech).

•   Christmas is coming! We went out for bowling games, but who are Youhang and Javies!??

December 2015

•   Tissue Mechanics Lab organised the 'Tissue Hiearchy and Heterogeneity Workshop' funded by UKIERI. 40 participants came for this great research networking event.

•   Drug modelling group (Prof. Malathi) from Annamalai University, India visted our lab for 2 weeks.

•   Christmas is coming! We went out for bowling games, but who are Youhang and Javies!??