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Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London,

Imperial College Road

London

SW7 1AL

United Kingdom

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This event is jointly hosted by the National Heart and Lung Institute and the Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial Centre for Cardiac Engineering

Who should attend?

Everyone interested in the increasing role of engineering in the future of cardiovascular medicine is invited to attend.

What is planned for the workshop?

The afternoon will involve:

  • introductory talks
  • posters
  • speed dating

Please do bring a poster but please specify whether you will be doing so at the time of booking. There are no specific poster size requirements, as they will be hung from the ceiling.


Programme:

12.30 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.15 ​​ Welcome

Dr Thrishantha Nanayakkara (Dyson School of Engineering)

Dr Zachary Whinnett (National Heart and Lung Institute)

OVERVIEWS & RESEARCH DIRECTIONSChairperson: Professor Nicholas Peters

13.15 - 13:25 The Strategic Importance of Multidisciplinary Research and the Biomedical Engineering build

Professor Nick Jennings (Vice Provost Research, Imperial College London)

13.25 - 13:40 Overview of NHLI Cardiovascular Sections and Research Strategy

Professor Sian Harding (Head of National Heart and Lung Institute)

13.40 - 13:55 Overview of the Dyson School of design Engineering

Professor Peter Childs (Head of the Dyson School of design engineering)

13.55 - 14:15 Overview of Bioengineering

Professor Jimmy Moore and Anil Bharath (Department of Bioengineering)

14.15 - 15.00 BREAK & POSTERS

OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH THEMES - Chairperson: Professor Nicholas Peters

15:00 - 15:10 Robotics and Manufacturing
Dr Thrishantha Nanayakkara

(Reader in Design Engineering and Robotics, Dyson School of Engineering)

15:10 - 15:20 The ElectroCardioMaths program

Dr Fu Siong Ng (Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, National Heart and Lung institute)

15:20 - 15:30 Biomechanics and protective devices

Dr Mazdak Ghajari (Lecturer, Dyson School of Design Engineering)

15:30 - 15:40 Implantable Cardiac Devices

Dr Zachary Whinnett (Clinical Senior Lecturer in Cardiac Electrophysiology,

National Heart and Lung Institute)

15:40 - 15:50 Human performance and experience

Dr Lorenzo Picinali (Senior Lecturer, Dyson School of Design Engineering)

15:50 - 16:00 Application of Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy to study heart disease

Dr Jose Sanchez Alonso (Research Associate, National Heart and Lung Institute)

16:00 - 16:10 Building collaborations with industry, introduction to the Corporate Partnerships Team

Dr Alexandra Esteras-Chopo (Corporate Partnerships Team)

16.10 - 16.40 BREAK & POSTERS


16.40 - 17.30 SPEED DATING

Consists of 3 minute face-to-face rotations

*Programme subject to change

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Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London,

Imperial College Road

London

SW7 1AL

United Kingdom

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