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SimScale Biomedical Engineering Workshop

Learn about the application of engineering simulation in the design of biomedical devices

Course Overview

SimScale and Medical School Hannover – one of the world’s leading university medical research centers – have joined forces to offer this free 3-session workshop about the application of engineering simulation in biomedical engineering.

Course Format

Each session consists of:

  • A 60-minute video lecture
  • A step-by-step tutorial to help you put what you have learned in the lecture directly into practice
  • A 3-question quiz to cement your knowledge

Session 1: Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering

In the first module, we will talk about to the fundamentals of biomedical engineering. You will learn about the latest technology trends and how engineering simulation is being used today to improve individual diagnostics and therapy. We will show you how to perform your first simulation on a hip joint prosthesis.

Session 2: Stent Design and Application

Stents are small expandable tubes used to treat narrowed or weakened arteries in the body. During the second session, you will learn about the challenges and requirements of stent design in order to achieve maximum therapeutic success. Then you will evaluate the behavior of a stent by running a simulation yourself.

Session 3: In Vivo Blood Flow

The last session will expand your knowledge about biomedical engineering for blood flow simulation. You will learn about the fundamentals of the cardiovascular system and how prospective technologies based on simulation will help to treat widespread diseases. Finally, you will learn how to evaluate the danger of vessel calcification with the aid of fluid flow simulation.

Final Quiz

The final 10-question quiz includes a broad range of questions from all 3 sessions.

Certificate of Completion

Students who watch all video lectures, complete all step-by-step tutorials, and score at least a 7/10 on the Final Quiz will receive a special SimScale Certificate of Completion which you can add to your resume or course profile on Linked in.

I hope you enjoy the course and Happy Simulating!


Your Instructor


Milad Mafi
Milad Mafi

As the Academic Program Manager at SimScale, Milad actively works with students and educators in the SimScale community. He hosts monthly workshops covering a range of topics from CFD to FEA to thermal analysis. He has more than 10 years of professional experience with engineering simulation and motorsport aerodynamics.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed specifically at engineers, designers, hobbyists, and students who are interested in the applications of engineering simulation in biomedical engineering. There is no prior knowledge or software required to join this workshop.

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