Research Group

Juho Pekka Ala-Myllymäki
M.Sc. Student, B.Sc.


Junior Researcher


NIR spectroscopy for assessing condition of human meniscus

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 50 4065867
  • Room: Sn/361
  • Email: juhoala[at]uef.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Current research interests: NIR spectroscopy for assessing condition of human meniscus

  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science, University of Jyväskylä, 2014
    • Graduate of Finnish Upper Secondary School, Vaasan lyseon lukio, 2009

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, good
    • Swedish, fair
    • German, basics

  • Skills:
    • Near-infrared spectroscopy
    • Biomechanical testing of soft tissues
    • Multivariate data analysis
    • Programming: Java, C#, C++
    • Matlab, LaTeX

  • Hobbies:
    • Computer & console gaming
    • Cycling

Publications:

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Ala-Myllymäki J, Honkanen JT, Töyräs J, Afara IO. Optical spectroscopic determination of human meniscus composition. J Orthop Res. 2016;34(2):270-8. doi: 10.1002/jor.23025.

Under review:

  1. Ala-Myllymäki J, Danso EK, Honkanen JT, Korhonen RK, Töyräs J, Afara IO. Optical spectroscopic characterization of human meniscus biomechanical properties.

Contact: +358 20 7872211 (Switch), email: bbc-l [at] lists.uef.fi