Course Details

Computational Biomechanics

Computational Biomechanics

Direction Solids

Spring Semester
  • Finite Differences, Finite Elements Method: introduction to MATLAB and COMSOL software
  • Tumor growth models: Discrete/stochastic and continuum level models for the simulation of (a) avascular and (b) vascular tumors
  • Gene regulatory networks: Network of intracellular reactions for the lac operon network- Cell level deterministic models – Stochastic models: Gillespie algorithm
  • Biofluid Mechanics: Windkessel model- Navier-Stokes equations – blood flow
  • Introduction to Biomaterials & Nano-biomaterials- Applications (Tissue Mechanics and Targeted Drug Delivery)
  • Prosthetics and Biomedical applications:  3D Bioprinting – Custom-made implants and Applications.
  • Nanobiomechanics- Mechanical properties – Design of experiments and models for nano-biomaterials
  • Biomaterials mechanics – Biological response of nanosystems- Cell transport mechanisms and permeability


Optional Course

Teaching Stuff

C. CharitidisProfessor
M. KavousanakisAssistant Professor