Professor, Co-head of the BBC group
University of Eastern Finland
+358 04 3553260
rami.korhonen [at] uef.fi (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
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.