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Erani Paolo, Biomedical Engineer


Date of Birth

Biomedical engineer

Current assignment

Technical assistant - biomedical engineer

Title of qualification awarded

2013: Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bologna - Cesena branch, final grade: 101/110.

Other qualifications awarded

Course entitled "Bone Cell and Tissue Mechanics" (2003, University of Udine, CISM).

Positions held
  • Technical Assistant to activities of the Prometeo Laboratory, RIT department (present).
  • Technician Assistant-Biomedical Engineer at the Medical Technology Laboratory - Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (present).
  • Occasional contributor to the University of Bologna, Department of Engineering DIEM, drawing up protocols for the assessment of damage in prosthetic materials (2002-2004).
  • Technical trainee at Villa Maria Cecilia Lugo (RA) (2002); quality control of biomedical diagnostic devices in radiology and ultrasound systems.

English: fluent


Mechanical testing systems: uniaxial and biaxial testing machine (Instron 8502 , MTS).
Scientific applications: Matlab, Octave, Statview , NIHImage , LabView.
Tool machinery: milling machine, drill press, lathe, CAM systems.
Software applications: Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint ); Adobe (Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, Premiere, Acrobat).

Teaching activities

Thesis advisor in several dissertations (Bachelor’s and Master Science degree) in Biomedical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering.

Scientific activities

14 publications in indexed international journals.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Experimental biomechanics of musculoskeletal system. Experimental measurement in sinergy with mathematical simulation by Finite Element Models.
Biomaterials and orthopedic devices: evaluation of mechanical performance of materials and implantable devices; defect analysis and solutions for improvement; retrieved prosthesis analysis and evaluation of the reason for failure.