Florian Stefanov

BIOMEDICAL DEVICE RESEARCH DIRECTOR

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Dr. Florian Stefanov has a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering, which involved cardiovascular research work done in the Galway-Medical Technologies Centre (GMedTech) at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology(GMIT), Ireland.

His research is focused on assessing the influencing factors associated with the performance of the stent-graft fits used for the treatment of abdominal and thoracic aneurysms.

He has an MSc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) in Biotechnological and Ecological Systems Engineering from Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania, Faculty of Biotechnical Systems Engineering (2008). His work focused on the modelling and simulation of biomass production processes for microorganisms, such as: Saccharomyces cerevisae yeast, in modern bioreactors, which involved designing and automation of bioreactors to grow and multiply living cells.

He also has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering, First Class Honours from GMIT (2007), Ireland. His thesis focused on syringe pump design with automatic flow rate control, which involved designing of an automatic syringe pump for medical care purposes.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS  

Stent graft performance in the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: The influence of compliance and geometry, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 46, Issue 2, 18 January 2013, Pages 383-395

Hemodynamic Variations due to Spiral Blood Flow through Four Patient Specific Bifurcated Stent Graft Configurations forthe Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. International Journal for Numerical Methods inBiomedical Engineering, Volume 29, Issue 2, pages 179–196, February 2013

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