Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

22nd Annual Student Medical Engineering Student Project Competition

23 June 2010

The finalists are as follows:
Vicon Prize for Best Project involving the Design or Development of a Medical Device (£500)

Open to recent graduates (2009), third/fourth year undergraduates and taught Masters degree students, who have completed or are working on a project involving the design or development of a medical device.

Ciara McKenna, Cork Institute of Technology
"Evaluation of the pullout strength of orthopaedic screws in a developing novel bone cement"

David Kelleher, Cork Institute of Technology
"Development of Bovine Teat 3D Sensing System for Disinfection Purposes"

Rasam Aliazizi, University of Liverpool
"Design and Development of a Tri-Axial Force Sensor"

MediMaton Prize for Best Medical Engineering Recent PhD Thesis (£750)

Open to those who have graduated or passed between 2008 and 2010, and have completed a Medical Engineering PhD Thesis.

Aliah Faisal Shaheen, Imperial College London
"Tracking Scapular Movement"

Spyridon Masouros, Imperial College London
"Articular Contact in the Knee Joint: A finite Element (FE) Study"

Andrew Murphy, Imperial College London
"Elite Rowing: Technique And Performance"

Corin Group Prize for Best Project Presentation (£500)

Awarded to the best presentation on the day.

*Finalist from the Vicon and MediMaton prizes will automatically be entered into the Corin Group prize for best project presentation on the day.

The Engineering in Medicine and Health Division would like to thank our prize sponsors MediMaton, Vicon, Orthofix and Corin Group.


All Presentations

: View all the presentations from the 2010 competition.

Duration: 3hrs 41mins

MediMaton Presentations

Speaker(s): All presentations from the MediMaton Prize

Duration: 1.5 hours

Vicon Prize Presentations

: All presentations from the Vicon Prize

Duration: 1.5 hours