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Pankaj Pankaj
Senior Fellow 2021–2022

Discipline
Biomechanics and engineering
Fellowship duration
February 01, 2022–May 31, 2022
Home institution

University of Edinburgh, UK

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Pankaj Pankaj is Professor of Computational Biomechanics at the School of Engineering’s Institute for Bioengineering at the University of Edinburgh. He works in the field of computational solid mechanics with a focus on applications for clinical problems in orthopedics, in particular on the biomechanical behavior of bone and bone-implant systems. As a senior fellow at the Collegium, he explored the relationship between aesthetics, design, and function in natural and engineered products. He convened a workshop on this issue, bringing together experts from industrial design, architecture, mechanical and biomechanical engineering, and anthropology.