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Dr Katherine Wang
Malet Place Room 508
UCL Mechanical Engineering
London
WC1E 7JE
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Appointment
  • Research Fellow in Medical Devices
  • Dept of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
  • Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant Academic Support Mentor
  • Dept of Electronic & Electrical Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
  • Postgraduate Teaching Assistant
  • Dept of Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
  • ACC PGTA Engineering
  • Academic Communication Centre
  • Vice-President (Operations)
Biography
Katherine Wang began her PhD in 2017, passing her viva in 2022, at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London under the supervision of Prof. Mehran Moazen. Her project was funded by EPSRC and DePuy Synthes (Johnson & Johnson), and was a joint collaboration with DePuy Synthes, UCL, and the Aristotle University School of Medicine. Katherine was awarded her MSc degree (Distinction) in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering from UCL in 2016, and completed her BSc degree (Hons - 2.1) in Biomedical Sciences at Brunel University in 2014.
Research Summary
Katherine's research focuses on using both computational models and experimental methods to investigate the biomechanics of fracture fixation and developing medical implants for periprosthetic fractures after total hip arthroplasty. Other projects she works on also include developing medical devices to alleviate symptoms of Lymphedema after cancer surgery.
Appointments
01-OCT-2017 – 20-AUG-2022 PhD Researcher Mechanical Engineering UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
  PhD Doctor of Bioengineering and Medical Devices – Bioengineering, biomedical engineering & clinical engineering University College London
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