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    Biography

    I am a Biomedical Engineer with strong interests in the areas of medical instrumentation and physiological data processing. I had the fortune to work in Industry and Academia gaining knowledge and insights from both worlds.

    My Lab is always looking for talented and motivated candidates for very challenging and rewarding PhD and Postdoc positions.

    Research Interests

    My research fits in the areas of medical biomedical data processing (imaging, segmentation, modelling), and instrumentation (biosensing and diagnostics). I am investigating the use of segmentation and 3D modelling to improve surgical planning and outcomes. I have interests in proprioceptive stimulation (Whole Body and Focal Vibration) in healthy and pathological subjects with regards to motor functions and balance control (brain 2 body connections). My research allows me to contribute to the design, development and testing of cutting-edge medical devices in collaboration with leading national and international Academic institutions and SMEs.

    Accepting PhDs and Post doctoral researchers

    Available positions:

    PhD: Corticomuscular networks and sensory-motor reconfiguration in perturbation-based balance assessment

    Description available here

    Apply here before 31st Jan 2023.

    Qualifications

    Aston University - 12-2015
    PGcPP (Higher Education)


    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy -17-04-2009
    PhD in Bioengineering


    Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli Italy 21-03-2005
    Electronic Engineering (Hons)

    Responsibilities

    Leader of the Biomedical Engineering programmes

    Member of the AUEA Board of Directors

    PhD Supervision

    Ongoing

    • Mr Santino Chandler
    • Mr Joshua Lowe
    • Miss Amy Harrison

    Completed

    • Dr Fabio Barollo
    • Dr Isotta Rigoni
    • Dr Francesco Menduni
    • Dr Karl Obszanski

    Teaching Activity

    Undergraduate Modules

    • Medical Biophysics
    • Medical Imaging
    • Biomedical Engineering Project Elective
    • Biomedical Engineering Research Project

    Contact Details

    Email:a.fratini@aston.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)121 204 3010

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

    1 Jan 200631 Dec 2008

    Award Date: 17 Apr 2009

    External positions

    Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Division Centre in Birmingham, Institution of Mechanical Engineers

    1 Jan 2019 → …

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