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Amir Esrafilian
Early stage researcher(Ph.D. Student)

Biomechanics of knee joint, Multiscale modeling

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 (0)44 9655661
  • Room: Me/331
  • Email: amir.esrafilian[at] (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Current research interests: Computational modeling; Musculoskeletal modeling; Multiscale Modeling; Biomechanics of soft tissues; Knee osteoarthritis;

  • Education:
    • MSc Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 2012.
    • BSc Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 2010.

  • Language proficiency:
    • Persian, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Finnish, Basic

  • Skills:
    • Abaqus
    • Catia
    • Matlab
    • C++
    • C#
    • Fortran

  • Hobbies:
    • Travel
    • Campping
    • Movies
    • Football


(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Karimi, M.,Salami, F., Esrafilian, A., Heitzmann, D., Alimusaj, M.,Putz, C.,Wolf, S., Sound side joint contact forces in below knee amputee gait with an ESAR prosthetic foot. Gait & posture, vol. 58: 246-251, 2017.

  2. Karimi, M.,Salami, F., Esrafilian, A., Salahi, M., Standing Stability in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients. The Horizon of Medical Sciences, vol. 22, is. 3: 193-199, 2016.

  3. Esrafilian, A., Karimi, M., Amiri, P., Fatoye, F., Performance of subjects with knee osteoarthritis during walking: differential parameters. Rheumatology international, vol. 33, is. 7: 1753-1761, 2013.

  4. Karimi, M., Esrafilian, A., Should External Powered Orthoses be Used by Paraplegic Subjects or Not? Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, vol. 15, is. 6: 539-540, 2013.

  5. Karimi, M., Amiri, P., Esrafilian, A., Sedigh, J., Fatoye, F., Performance of spinal cord injury individuals while standing with the Mohammad Taghi Karimi reciprocal gait orthosis (MTK-RGO) Australasian physical & engineering sciences in medicine, vol. 36, is. 1: 35-42, 2013.

  6. Karimi, M., Esrafilian, O., Esrafilian, A., Amiri, P., Sedigh, J., Fatoye, F., Determination of the influence of walking with orthosis on bone osteoporosis in paraplegic subjects based on the loads transmitted through the body Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 28, is. 3: 325-329, 2013.

  7. Karimi, M., Esrafilian, A., Evaluation of the stability of normal subjects and patients with Perthes and spinal cord injury disorders during short and long periods of time Prosthetics and orthotics international, vol. 37, is. 1: 22-29, 2013.

  8. Karimi, M.,Esrafilian, A., External powered orthoses for paraplegic subjects: A meta analysis review ISRN Rehabilitation, vol. 2012, 2012.

  9. Esrafilian, A., Karimi, M., Amiri, P., Sadigh, M., Walking Performance of Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury Using the New MTK Reciprocal Gait Orthosis. Journal of Isfahan Medical School, vol. 30, is. 185, 2012.

  10. Esrafilian, A., Karimi, M., Eshraghi, A., Design and Evaluation of a New Type of Knee Orthosis to Align the Mediolateral Angle of the Knee Joint with Osteoarthritis Advances in orthopedics , vol. 2012, 2012.

  11. Karimi, M., Esrafilian, A., Amiri, P., Sadigh, M.Comparing the effectiveness of MTK-RGO orthosis in helping spinal cord injured people to stand with the functions of other available orthoses Journal of Research in rehabilitation Sciences , vol. 7, is. 4: 477-487 2011.

  12. Amiri, P., Sedigh, J., Esrafilian, A., Karimi, M., An analytical approach to investigate arm free standing of a paraplegic subject while using a new HKAFO orthosis IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2012

  13. Esrafilian, A., Karimi, M., Sedigh, J., Jamshidi, N., Amiri, P., A New Approach to Measure Stability during Quiet Standing International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering, vol. 34, 101-106, 2012.

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