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Kimmo Sakari Halonen
Ph.D. Student, M.Sc.

Junior Researcher

Finite element modeling of articular cartilage

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 50 3580102
  • Room: Sn/331
  • Email: kimmo.halonen[at]

  • Date of birth: 12 April 1985

  • Current research interests: Evaluating the compression of articular cartilage during long-term standing, and comparing the results with our FE model.

  • Education:
    • Master of Science, Uni of Jyväskylä 2010
    • Bachelor of Science, Uni of Jyväskylä 2010
    • Baccalaureate, Lyseo High School of Kuopio, 2004

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Japanese, good
    • Swedish, fairly good
    • French, fair

  • Skills:
  • ABAQUS FE modelling
  • Matlab programming
  • Mimics segmentation
  • Slicer 3D

  • Hobbies: Jogging (how original), Mahjong, drawing


(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Töyräs J, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK, Importance of depth-wise distribution of collagen and proteoglycans in articular cartilage-A 3D finite element study of stresses and strains in human knee joint. Journal of Biomechanics (in press), 2013.

Contact: +358 29 4451111 (Switch), email: bbc-l [at]