Coupled problems in Environmental and medical applications

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Computational Medicine for the Cardiocirculatory System
Hiroshi Suito
Mathematical Science Group, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan
Tuesday 18th September 2018
Aula Consiglio VII Piano - Edificio 14, Dipartimento di Matematica POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Fluid–structure interaction (FSI) problems arise under various circumstances including environmental and medical applications. This talk firstly presents numerical simulations for motions of aquatic plants interacting with surrounding fluids using immersed boundary method (IBM) with finite-difference approximation on fixed meshes. We also present simulations for blood flows in aorta solved on finite-element meshes moving with the vessel wall. Aortic aneurysms and aortic coarctations are considered here. Geometrical characteristics such as curvature and torsion help us to understand the essential difference for morphologies among patients. The latter problem is followed by a machine learning approach by which wall shear stress and oscillatory shear index distributions are estimated using geometrical characteristics of the vessels. Contact:
Name: Hiroshi Suito Nationality: Japanese Birth year: 1961 URL: Education 1986, graduated from Department of Physics, Chiba University 1998, PhD degree at Graduate School of Natural Science, Chiba University (adviser: Prof. Hideo Kawarada) Employment 1986–1997, employed at several IT companies. 1998, appointed Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Engineering, Chiba University 2002, moved to Okayama University and appointed Associate Professor 2010, appointed Professor at the Graduate School of Environmental and Life Sciences, Okayama University 2017, appointed Professor at Mathematical Science Group, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University