Projects

Overview of BioMech projects:

  • FNRS FRFC project (2013-2015) : PARAMETRomics – Parameters-models-experiments: a ‘ménage à trois’ (PI).
  • University of Liège Crédit Classique (2012): ‘Approche “génie orienté produit” appliquée à l’élaboration de matrices polymères poreuses destinées à l’ingénierie tissulaire’ (co-PI, PI : Dominique Toye).
  • FNRS FRFC project (2012-2015) : ‘MULTIPLICITY – a multi-scale/multi-physics framework for the study of cell-scaffold interactions for bone tissue engineering’ (PI).
  • KU Leuven GOA (KU Leuven GOA (geconcerteerde onderzoeksactie) (2013-2017) : ‘M²BONE – Developmental engineering: from mechanisms of action to manufacturing bone forming units’ (co-PI, PI : Frank Luyten).
  • ERC Starting Grant (2012-2016): ‘Biomimetic process design for tissue regeneration: from bench to bedside via in silico modelling’ (PI).
  • Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) project (2011-2014): ‘Engineering development towards a bone tissue intermediate’ (co-PI, PI: Frank Luyten, KU Leuven).
  • Research Foundation Flanders  (FWO) PhD fellowship Johan Kerkhofs (2011-2014): Modelling of gene networks for the steering of biomimetic production processes in tissue engineering (co-promotor).
  • Nuffield Summer bursary grant 2011 ‘Analysis, extension and application of a mathematical model of neural stem cell migration in the brain’ (PI, together with Dr. Joanna Ashbourn, University of Oxford).
  • Research Foundation Flanders  (FWO) PhD fellowship Aurélie Carlier (2010-2013): Multi-scale modeling in bone tissue engineering: from biomaterials to intracellular signaling cascades via the cell (co-promoter).
  • Special Research Fund of the University of Liège starting grant (2010-2012): ‘multi-scale modeling of skeletal tissue engineering processes’ (PI).
  • Nuffield Summer bursary grant 2010 ‘Mathematical modelling of neural stem cell migration in the brain.’ (PI, together with Dr. Joanna Ashbourn, University of Oxford).
  • Nuffield Summer bursary grant 2009 ‘Mathematical modeling of cell aggregates in bone tissue engineering using continuum methods’ (PI, together with Dr. Joanna Ashbourn, University of Oxford).
  • Nuffield Summer bursary grant 2008 ‘Numerical implementation of a bioregulatory model for bone regeneration during fracture healing: extension to realistic domain shapes’ (PI, together with Dr. Joanna Ashbourn, University of Oxford).
  • Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) post-doctoral fellowship (2007-2010) ‘Mathematical modeling of bone regeneration: research into possible causes and treatments of impaired healing cases’.