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Members

Founding members:

Professor Perumal Nithiarasu, Head of Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Professor Saeed Ashraf, Morriston Hospital and Swansea University
Dr Mark Ramsey, Morriston Hospital, ABM NHS Trust
Dr Raoul van Loon, College of Engineering, Swansea University

Coordinators:

Dr. Ankush Aggarwal, National Research Network Fellow, Swansea University (2016-)

Dr. Etienne Boileau, Swansea University (2011-2016)
Dr. Daniel Obaid, Department of Cardiology, Morriston Hospital

Members and their details:

ABM NHS Trust, Morriston Cardiac Centre

Prof. Saeed Ashraf

Cardiothoracic surgery and heart modeling

Contact information

Institution: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Trust
Address: Morriston Cardiac Centre, SA6 6NL
Tel: +44 (0)1792 704128
Email: Katie.Jones10@wales.nhs.uk

 

Dr. Daniel Obaid, Ph.D., M.R.C.P.

Interventional cardiologist

Contact information

Department of Cardiology, Morriston Hospital,
Swansea SA6 6NL
Email: daniel.obaid@wales.nhs.uk


Dr. Mark Ramsey

Clinical Director for Cardiac Services,
Consultant Cardiologist
Acute and interventional cardiology 

Contact information

Institution: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Trust
Address: Morriston Cardiac Centre, SA6 6NL
Tel: +44 (0)1792 704123
Email: Ana.johnson@wales.nhs.uk

 

Dr. Colin Ferguson

Consultatnt vascular surgeon
Royal College of Surgeons Welsh Representative

Contact information

Institution: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Trust

 

College of Engineering, Swansea University

Dr. Raoul Van Loon

PhD, Associate Professor
Research expertise: Cardiovascular networks, heart and lymphatic valves modelling

Contact information

Institution: College of Engineering, Swansea University
Address: Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
Tel: +44 (0)1792 602018
Email: r.vanloon@swansea.ac.uk


Prof. Perumal Nithiarasu

PhD, DSc, FIMA, FIMechE
Research expertise: Biomedical modelling, cardiovascular and respiratory flows, patient-specific studies

Contact information

Institution: College of Engineering, Swansea University
Address: Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
Tel:  +44 (0)1792 513267
Email: P.Nithiarasu@swansea.ac.uk

 

Dr. Igor Sazonov

PhD, Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Biomedical modeling of cardiovascular and respiratory flows, medical image processing, geometry reconstruction and mesh generation, epidemic spread modelling.

Contact information

Institution: College of Engineering, Swansea University
Address: Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
Tel: +44 (0)1792 602767
Email: I.Sazonov@swansea.ac.uk

 

Dr. Ankush Aggarwal,

National Research Network Fellow
Research expertise: Soft tissue biomechanics, multi-scale modeling, tools for surgical assistance

Contact information

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
+44 (0)1792 295252 ext. 5253
a.aggarwal@swansea.ac.uk

 

Prof. Djordje Peric

Professor, College of Engineering
Research expertise: modeling

Contact information

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
+44 (0)1792 295252 ext. 5542
d.peric@swansea.ac.uk


Prof. Michael Edwards
Professor, Engineering
Research expertise: Porous media

Contact information

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
+44 (0)1792 513175
m.g.edwards@swansea.ac.uk


Dr. Sanjay Pant
Senior Lecturer
Research expertise: Virtual surgery

Contact information

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
+44 (0)1792 606467
sanjay.pant@swansea.ac.uk


Dr. Richard Johnston
Associate Professor
Research expertise: Imaging, nanomechanical characterisation

Contact information

Materials Research Centre, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
+44 (0)1792 606576
r.johnston@swansea.ac.uk


Dr. Etienne Boileau
Research Officer, Engineering
Research expertise: Modeling

Contact information

Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Swansea, SA1 8EN
e.boileau@swansea.ac.uk


Olivia McCarthy
PhD student, Engineering
Research expertise: Endotheial dysfunction


Emilio Garcia Blanco
PhD student, Engineering
Research expertise: Cardiac mechanics

 

Omar Taha
PhD student, Engineering
Research expertise: Porous media

 

Jason Carson
PhD student, Engineering
Research expertise: Modeling

 

College of Medicine, Swansea University

Prof. Julian Halcox
Chair in Cardiology and Consultant cardiologist
Research expertise: Endothelial dysfunction

Contact information

Institution: Institute of Life Science, Medical School, Swansea University
Address: Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
Tel:  +44 (0)1792 602938
j.p.j.halcox@swansea.ac.uk


Kevin Mohee
Medical School, Swansea University


Libby Ellins
Medical School, Swansea University

 

College of Engineering, Cardiff University

Dr. Dimitris Parthimos
Lecturer, Geraint Evans Heart Research
Research expertise: Vascular dynamics

Contact information

parthimos@cardiff.ac.uk

 

College of Science, Swansea University

Dr. Xianghua Xie
Associate Professor
Research expertise: Advanced medical image analysis and visualisation

Contact information

Institution: Computer Science, Swansea University
Address: Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
Tel: +44 (0)1792 602916
Email: x.xie@swansea.ac.uk

 

Dr. Gibin Powathil
Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Swansea University
Research expertise: Modeling

Contact information

Institution: Department of Mathematics, Swansea University
Address: Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
Tel: +44 (0)1792 606255
Email: g.g.powathil@swansea.ac.uk


Sara Hamis
PhD student
Research expertise: Modeling

Contact information

Institution: Department of Mathematics, Swansea University

Industrial partners

Alessandra Molteni
Research expertise: Heart pumps, computational fludi dynamics

Contact information

Company: Calon Cardio Technology Ltd.
Address: Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP
Email: alessandra@caloncardio.com

 

Haitham Yousef
Research expertise: Left ventricular assist devices (LVAD), computational fludi dynamics

Contact information

Company: ASTUTE, Swansea University
Address: Bay Campus, Swansea University, Swansea SA1 8EN
Email: h.yousef@swansea.ac.uk