Academic staff

Dr Duncan ET Shepherd
Reader in Bio-medical Engineering
Head of group

Dr Daniel M Espino 
BSc (Aberdeen), PhD (Aberdeen), CBiol, MSB 
Lecturer in Bio-medical Engineering

Honorary Staff

Professor David WL Hukins
Emeritus Professor of Bio-medical Engineering

Research Staff

Dr Aziza Mahomed
MEng (Durham), PhD (Birmingham), CEng, MIMechE
Marie Curie Experienced Researcher on MEDCAST; seconded to DePuy, Ireland

Miss Parshia Moghadas
MEng (Birmingham)
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher on MEDCAST; seconded to DePuy, Ireland

Research Students

Mr Feras Alnaimat
BEng (Egypt), MSc (Brunel)
PhD project: Design and testing of spinal implants.

Mr Darshan Angadi
MBBS (India), MRCS (Edinburgh)
MD Project: Biomechanics adolescent femoral nails

Mr Spencer Barnes
MEng (Birmingham)
PhD Project: Development of Surgical Instruments for the Removal of Bladder Tumours

Mr David Eckold
BEng (Birmingham)
PhD Project: Analysis of wear debris from total disc arthroplasty

Miss Naomi Green
MEng (Birmingham), CEng, MIMechE
PhD project: Wear testing and computational modelling of ceramic disc replacement implants

Ms Hanna Moore
BEng (Aston)
PhD project: Implementing nanotechnology to biomedical applications.

Mr Hamid Sadeghi
MEng (Birmingham)
PhD project: Mechanical behaviour of articular cartilage.

Mr Hua Xin
MEng (Birmingham)
PhD Project: Testing the mechanical properties of PEEK to assess its suitability for total disc replacement

Miss May Youssef
MSc (Egypt)
PhD Project: Development of a medical device for treatment of Dupuytren's disease