University of Pavia, Italy
Since 2019, Michele Conti is Associate Professor of Industrial Bio-engineering at University of Pavia, being also member of the PhD program in ‘Health technologies, bioengineering and bioinformatics’. He has supervised eleven master thesis students and four PhD students working in the field of biomechanics.
His research activities cover: (1) in vitro and in silico simulations for vascular biomechanics; (2) medical image analysis for computational mechanics; (3) cardiovascular constitutive modelling; (4) 3D (bio)printing for biomedical applications. Moreover, he has close collaborations with national and international clinical Institutions.
He was recipient of ESC Research Grant in 2016 and Livanova Donations&Grants in 2019; he is currently unit leader of three ‘Ricerca Finalizzata’ projects funded of Italian Ministry of Health. According to Scopus, he published 63 papers in indexed international journals.
In 2010, his PhD thesis was selected as the Italian candidate for the ECCOMAS Award for the Best PhD Theses. In 2014, he received the Kiefer Prize at 6th International Congress Aortic Surgery. He is reviewer for several journals in the field of biomechanics. He is member of the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA), Italian Society for Bioengineering (GNB), and Italian Digital Biomanufacturing Network (IDBN).