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Rami Kristian Korhonen

Professor, Co-head of the BBC group
University of Eastern Finland

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 04 3553260
  • Room: Sn/3131/2
  • Email: rami.korhonen [at] (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Date of birth: 22 November 1975

  • Current research interests: Biomechanical modeling of articular cartilage: collagen viscoelasticity, compression-tension nonlinearity; chondrocyte mechanics using experimental and theoretical approaches; modeling of total hip replacement prostheses; confocal scanning microscopic imaging of chondrocytes; magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage; diagnostics of osteoarthritis

  • Previous research experience: Assistant Researcher 6 months, Assistant Physicist 17 months, Project Researcher 17 months, Researcher 13 months, Post Doctoral Researcher 3 years, Academy Research Fellow 5 years, Assistant Professor 3 years

  • Education: MSc 2000 (Medical Physics), University of Kuopio; PhD 2004 (Physics), University of Kuopio.

  • Most important foreign visits: Dr. Walter Herzog's group, University of Calgary, Canada, September 2005 - November 2007

  • Skills: Finite element software Abaqus, Matlab programming, Modeling of material characteristics

  • Hobbies: Gym, football, badminton, bandy, tennis

  • Awards:
    • The Perkins Prize 2003: for best paper published in Medical Engineering & Physics in 2002.
    • Finalist in the CSB2006 (Canadian Society for Biomechanics) NDI Young Investigator Award Open Category Competition.

  • Reviews for scientific journals
    • Journal of Biomechanics
    • Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
    • Arthritis & Rheumatism
    • Proceedings of the Royal Society A
    • Acta Orthopaedica
    • Acta Biomaterialia
    • Medical Engineering & Physics
    • Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
    • Physiological Measurement
    • Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
    • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
    • Journal of Orthopedic Research
    • Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
    • etc.

Latest 50 publications:

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