ESB-ITA promotes excellence in biomechanics and supports young researchers by recognition of outstanding works with prestigious awards. All ESB-ITA young members are eligible for the awards!

In the past, the following awards have been given (only the first Author is indicated):

  • VII Meeting ESB-ITA
    • ESB-ITA Master Thesis Award 2017 : Martina Genta (Politecnico di Torino), Endothelial cells response to combined loading from flow and substrate deformation: A quantitative analysis
    • ESB-ITA Best Oral Presentation Award 2017 (Thematic session): Mariia Dvoriashyna (Università di Genova), A mathematical model of fluid transport across the retinal pigment epithelium
    • ESB-ITA Best Oral Presentation Award 2017 (General session): Dario Allegretti (Politecnico di Milano), Identification of NiTi Stent Material Parameters Through Surrogate-assisted Optimisation
    • ESB-ITA Best Poster Presentation Award 2017: Elisabetta Monaldo (Università di Roma “Niccolò Cusano”), Computational multiscale modelling of fluid-structure interaction in arterial vessels: Tissue mechanics and WSS analysis
  • ESB-ITA Thematic Symposium – Frontiers Biomechanical Challenges in Cardiovascular Physiopathology
    • ESB-ITA Young Researcher Award: Rodrigo Romarowski (Università di Pavia), A comprehensive framework for thoracic aortic endograft simulations: from virtual deployment to computational fluid-dynamics
  • VI Meeting ESB-ITA
    • Best Oral Presentation: Alberto Gonzalez Garcia (Politecnico di Milano), Experimental/computational approach of the nuclear pore complex mechanics
    • Best Poster Presentation: Elena Cutrì (Politecnico di Milano), Biomechanical evaluation of skin lesions: a combined approach
  • I Edizione Premio di Laurea ESB-ITA
    • Silvia Bonardelli e Amanda Inzoli (Politecnico di Milano), In silico analysis of an experimental model of coronary stenting: sensitivity of local fluid dynamics to micro-CT data processing
  • V Meeting ESB-ITA
    • Best Oral Presentation: Giorgio Mattei (Università di Pisa), Decoupling the roles of stiffness and hydroxyapatite signalling in the osteo-differentiation of stem cells
    • Best Poster Presentation: Michele Marino (Leibniz Universität Hannover, DE), Homogenization methods for the multiscale constitutive description of soft connective tissues
  • IV Meeting ESB-ITA
    • Best Oral Presentation (sponsored by Simulia Italy): Luigi La Barbera, Preclinical evaluation of posterior spinal fixators: a parametric FEA on international standards
  • II Meeting ESB-ITA
    • Best Oral Presentation: Diana Massai (Politecnico di Torino), Innovative low-cost microgravity bioreactor for hydrogel-based regenerative medicine strategies
    • Best Poster Presentation: Elena Cutrì (Politecnico di Milano), Study of drug delivery dynamics in pediatric central venous infusion systems