Fognani Roberta, Engineer
1998: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bologna
From September 2012 to December 2014: Mechanical Engineer at the Prometeo Laboratory - RIT Department, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute. Preclinical validation of tissue and engineered biomaterial for reconstruction surgery
From July 2003 to March 2006: Mechanical Engineer at the Medical Technology Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute. Mechanical Tests of human bone tissue samples.
From December 2001 to April 2003: Engineer at CERMET - Certificazione e ricerca per la qualità, Granarolo Emilia (BO). Certification of medical devices following the directive 93/42/CEE.
From November 1998 to November 2001: Mechanical Engineer at the Medical Technology Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute. Study of the porosity and hardness in the acrylic cement mantle of cemented hip prostheses. ISO 5833 bending tests. ISO 7206/8 fatigue tests.
- Listening: level B1.
- Reading: B1
- Oral interaction and production: A2
- Written: basic.
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- "Porosity and hardness in the acrylic cement mantle of cemented hip prostheses", R.Fognani, M.Baleani, L.Cristofolini, A.Toni; presented as poster at the 9th Transaction of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS), Brussels, Belgium, June 1999.
- "Effetto della temperatura dello stelo protesico sul mantello delle protesi d’anca cementate", M.Baleani, R.Fognani, A.Toni; presented for oral presentation at the 4th National Congress of the Italian Society for Researches in Orthopedics (IORS), Bologna, Italy, October 1999.
- "Effect of cementing injection technique on the acrylic cement mantle in total hip arthroplasty", M.Baleani, R.Fognani, L.Cristofolini, A.Toni; presented as poster at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Orlando, Florida, March, 2000.
- "Effect of hip prostheses temperature on the acrylic cement mantle", R.Fognani, M.Baleani, A.Toni; presented as poster at the 12th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB), Dublin, Ireland, August 2000.
- "Mechanical characterization of an antibiotic cement-morcellised bone graft composite", R. Fognani, M. Baleani, A. Bassi, A. Toni; presented as poster at the Fourth Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies of the U.S.A., Canada, Europe and Japan, Rodi, Greece, June 2001.
- "Tribologic behaviour of antibioic spacer (PMMA) against post mortem pelves", S. Affatato, A.Mattarozzi, A. Sudanese, R. Fognani, A. Toni, P.Robotti; presented for oral presentation at the 5th Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Rodi, Greece, June 2001.
- "Real Wet Density of Bone Tissue: Does It Depend on Tissue Type and Subject?", M. Baleani, R. Fognani, C. Fersini, C. Öhman, C. Spagnolo, G.Ridolfi, S. Fazio, F. Baruffaldi; presented as poster at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, July 2014.