Spring 2011, Thursdays, Milner 216, 4:00-4:50 PM

Date: April 28

"  Growth and Remodeling models for Soft Tissue "
  Maya Johnson  


We will discuss the basics of modeling soft tissue including some important properties of soft tissues and the mechanics behind them. Also, the principles of Growth and Remodeling and the need to incorporate them to get more accurate models will be presented. Finally, we will take a look at a specific Growth and Remodeling model for the formation of an intracranial fusiform aneurysm including personal research goals.