UMBERTO MORBIDUCCI

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Professore Ordinario (L.240)

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UMBERTO MORBIDUCCI is Full Professor of Industrial Bioengineering at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy. He has obtained a Master degree in Electronic Engineering from the University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, and has obtained a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.

He is the Coordinator of the BS and MS programs in Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. He is member of the board of governors of PoliToBIOMed Lab, the Interdepartmental Center of Biomedical Engineering of the Politecnico di Torino (about 80 people involved). He was responsible for the Politecnico di Torino of the Bilateral Scientific Agreements between Politecnico di Torino and the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China, and the Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus. He has participated to the activity of tens international, national and regional scientific research projects. Since 2012 he has supervised 13 PhD students, 8 post-doctoral research fellows and more than 150 MSc students. Since 2012 he heads the Biomedical Simulations Unit.

Apart from teaching (Biofluid Mechanics; Cardiovascular Biomechanics; Bioreactors; Artificial Organs), research and administrative activities at the University, he has acted as an Editor for the following journals: Annals of Biomedical Engineering (since 2014, Associate Editor), Frontiers in Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology (since 2017, Associate Editor). Since 2020 he is member of the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed international journals "Computers in Biology and Medicine" and "Mathematics". He has served as a reviewer for 78 scientific journals from all continents and has reviewed over 300 manuscripts. He has served as a track/session chair/organizer in more than 15 international and national conferences.

His research activities have concentrated on in vivo, in vitro, and in silico cardiovascular fluid mechanics, design of prostheses and artificial organs, transport phenomena, multiscale modelling from the atomistic scale to the continuum, design and fabrication of dynamic culture devices (bioreactors) for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

In 2018, he was awarded with the Jack Perkins Prize by the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). He is author of more than 380 publications, 158 of them in peer-reviewed international journals.

Settore scientifico discliplinare ING-IND/34 - BIOINGEGNERIA INDUSTRIALE
(Area 0009 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione)
Identificativi ORCID: 0000-0002-9854-1619
Competenze

Settori ERC

PE8_13 - Industrial bioengineering PE6_12 - Scientific computing, simulation and modelling tools

Parole chiave libere

Bioflows Cardiovascular engineering Cardiovascular fluid mechanichs Computational fluid dynamics (cfd) Computational hemodynamics Fluid mechanics In silico medicine Medical devices
Responsabilità scientifiche e altri incarichi

Premi e riconoscimenti

  • ASME Swiss Section Young Engineer Award conferito da ASME Swiss Section, Svizzera (2013)
  • ESB Travel Award conferito da ESB (European Society of Biomechanics), Regno Unito (2012)
  • TERMIS Travel Award conferito da Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society, Stati Uniti (2012)

Accordi collaborativi non commerciali

  • Accordo tra Poltiecnico di Torino e Istituto Superiore di Sanità nel settore connesso alla biomeccanica del sistema cardiovascolare e della riabilitazione, (data sconosciuta-data sconosciuta) - Responsabile Scientifico

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    Paesi coinvolti

    • ITALIA

    Enti/Aziende coinvolti

    • ISS - ISTITUTO SUPERIORE DI SANITÀ -