Vittoria Flamini ,
Ph.D.

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Vittoria Flamini

Dublin City University, 2011
Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Engineering

Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", 2006
Master of Science, Medical Engineering

Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", 2003
Bachelor of Engineering, Medical Engineering


Journal Articles

  • Flamini, V., Creane, A.P., Kerskens, C.M., Lally, C. 2015. Imaging and Finite Element Analysis: A Methodology for Non Invasive Characterization of Aortic Tissue. Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(1):48-54.
  • B. E. Griffith, V. Flamini, A. DeAnda, L. Scotten, 2013: "Simulating the dynamics of an aortic valve prosthesis in a pulse duplicator: Numerical methods and initial experience", Journal of Medical Devices, 7(4): 040912
  • S. L. Maddalo, A. Ward, V. Flamini, B. Griffith, P. Ursomanno, A. DeAnda, 2013: "Antihypertensive strategies in the management of aortic disease". Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 217(3):S39
  • V. Flamini, C. M. Kerskens, C. Lally, 2013: “Fibre Orientation of Fresh & Frozen Porcine Aorta Determined non-Invasively Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging”, Medical Engineering and Physics, 35(6): 765-776
  • V. Flamini, C. M. Kerskens, K. M. Moerman, C. K. Simms, C. Lally, 2010: “Imaging Arterial Fibres Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging – Feasibility Study and Preliminary Results”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2010:904091
  • K. M. Moerman, C. M. Kerskens, C. Lally, V. Flamini, C. K. Simms, 2010: “Evaluation of a Validation Method for MR Imaging-Based Motion Tracking Using Image Simulation”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2010:942131
  • V. Flamini, C. M. Kerskens, C. Lally, 2008: “Characterization of the 3D Fibre Distribution in a Porcine Aorta Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging”, Journal of Biomechanics, 41(1): S69
  • S. Dottori, V. Flamini, F. Maceri, G. Vairo, 2006: “Analisi del Comportamento Biomeccanico di Stent: un Approccio agli Elementi Finiti”, AIAS, XXXV Convegno Nazionale, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 2006
  • Creane, A.P., Flamini, V., Kerskens, C.M., Lally, C. Collagen Fibre Architecture in Arterial Bifurcations; Novel Techniques for In-vitro Measurement and In-silico Prediction of Fibre Patterns. Medical Image Analysis, submitted 
  • Flamini, V., DeAnda, A., Griffith, B.E. Prestressed Fluid Structure Interaction of the Aortic Root. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, submitted
  • Bhagavatula, S., Chung, S., Flamini, V., Kim, K.E., Axel, L. Noninvasive Liver Stiffness Assessment Using Tagged MRI and Inverse Finite Element Modeling of Cardiac-induced Hepatic Motion. Journal of Biomechanics, submitted 
  • Maddalo, S., Ward, A., Beller, J., Scheinerman, J., Flamini, V., Griffith, B.E., Ursomanno, P., DeAnda, A., Prediction of the Interaction of Aortic Wall Stress and Anti-hypertensive Medications, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, submitted 

  • 2014 Biomedical Engineering Innovation and Career Development Award, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • 2012 Prize winner at Republic of Ireland Young Engineers Research Paper, awarded by Engineers in Ireland (EI), Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE)
  • 2009 Honorable mention at ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe (CA), PhD Level Best Paper Award, Podium competition in the Tissue and Cell biomechanics & Imaging category
  • 2008 Second place at Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium Postgraduate Workshop, University of Limerick (Ireland), poster presentation
  • 2008 First place at Symposium for Mechanical Engineering Research and Practice, Dublin City University (Ireland), podium presentation