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Dr. Daniel M Espino

School of Mechanical Engineering

University of Birmingham, UK

Email: daniel.m.espino@gmail.com, d.m.espino@bham.ac.uk


Qualifications

2005 Ph.D., Biomedical Physics & Bio-Engineering

2001 B.Sc., University of Aberdeen, Physiology


Publications (selected)

  1. H Sadeghi, DET Shepherd, DM Espino. 2015. Effect of the variation of loading frequency on surface failure of bovine articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. (In Press).
  2. H Sadeghi, DM Espino, DET Shepherd. 2015. Variation in viscoelastic properties of bovine articular cartilage below, up to and above healthy-gait relevant loading frequencies. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 229, 115-123.
  3. DM Espino, DET Shepherd, DWL Hukins. 2015. Transient large strain contact modelling: a comparison of contact techniques for simultaneous fluid-structure interaction. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids, 51, 54-60.
  4. DM Espino, DET Shepherd, DWL Hukins. 2014. Viscoelastic properties of bovine knee joint articular cartilage: dependency on thickness and loading frequency. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15, 205.
  5. DM Espino. 2014. Articular cartilage: requirements for future replacement materials. Bio-Interest Group Research Seminar, School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.
  6. B Pearson, DM Espino. 2013. Effect of hydration on the frequency-dependent viscoelastic properties of articular cartilage. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 227, 1246-1252.
  7. S Ghosh, J Bowen, K Jiang, DM Espino, DET Shepherd. 2013. Investigation of techniques for the measurement of articular cartilage surface roughness. Micron, 44, 179–184.
  8. DM Espino, DET Shepherd, DWL Hukins. 2013. A simple method for contact modelling in an arbitrary frame of reference within multi-physics software. Journal of Mechanics, 29, N9-N14.
  9. AG Wilcox, DM Espino. 2013. Viscoelastic characterisation of chordae tendineae of the mitral heart valve. The Lancet, 381, S41.
  10. JM Fick, DM Espino. 2012. Articular cartilage surface failure: an investigation of the rupture rate and morphology in relation to tissue health and hydration. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 226, 389-396.
  11. DM Espino. 2012. Contribution of knee joint mechanics to the structure and properties of its underlying articular cartilage: The Mechanical Engineering Perspective. 3rd European Conference of Mechanical Engineering. Paris, France.
  12. DM Espino. 2012. Contribution of knee joint mechanics to the structure and properties of articular cartilage. 3rd International Conference on Medical Physiology, Kos Island, Greece.
  13. C Ohman, DM Espino, M Baleani, P Erani, M Juszczyk, PG Maccarrone, L Falco, A Toni. 2012. An experimental method to characterize knee stability: preliminary tests with a porcine model. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, S145.
  14. DM Espino DET Shepherd, DWL Hukins. 2012. Frequency dependent viscoelastic properties of knee articular cartilage. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, S330.
  15. JM Fick, DM Espino. 2011. Articular cartilage surface rupture during compression: investigating the effects of tissue hydration in relation to matrix health. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 4, 1311-1317.
  16. C Ohman, DM Espino, T Heinmann, M Baleani, H Delingette, M Viceconti. 2011. Subject-specific knee joint model: Design of an experiment to validate a multi-body finite element model. Visual Computer, 27, 153-159.
  17. DM Espino, DET Shepherd. 2011. Influence of loading conditions on the structure and mechanical properties of articular cartilage. World Congress on Engineering: International Conference of Systems Biology and Bioengineering, London.
  18. C Ohman, T Heinmann, DM Espino, H Delingette, M Baleani, M Viceconti. 2010. Subject-specific knee joint model: Design of an experiment to validate a multi-body finite element model. 3D Anatomical Human Summer School, Crete, Greece (pg 1-2).
  19. DM Espino, C Ohman, M Baleani. 2009. Ex vivo biomechanical testing of the knee joint. 2nd Workshop on 3D Physiological Human, Zermatt, Switzerland.
  20. DM Espino, C Ohman, M Baleani, M Viceconti. 2009. Considerations for experimental investigation of knee biomechanics. World Congress on Engineering: International Conference of Systems Biology and Bioengineering, London.

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