Saverio Affatato, Physicist

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Saverio Affatato, Medical Physicist
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Personal information - Education and work experience

04/07/1958
Medical Physicist

Master degree in Physics at the University of Bologna

Specialisation School in Health Physics at University of Bologna
Post-graduated course in nuclear physics
Specialisation in programmer analyst

From 1995 until now he work at Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica (LTM) - Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli in Bologna where he is currently involved on the development of wear protocols for wear evaluation on Hip and Knee Joint Simulators and particle debris characterization

English: fluency

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He teaches "computerised methods for the post surgery evaluation of Total Hip Arthroplasty" in the post-doctoral course "Biomedical Technologies in Reconstructive Articular Surgery", University of Bologna.

He published more than 40 sceietific papers on International Scientific Journals whit Impact Factor.
He is a reviewer for some International Scientific Journals (i.e Artificial Organs, Clinical Biomechanics, Acta Biomaterialia, Journal of Biomechanics, etc.).
He was a European member of the COST 533 committee on Biomaterial for Medical Devices and actually he his member of AIT (Italian association of Tribology).

During his experience he was the scientific responsible of some European projects that focussed and focus the attention on biomaterials characterization developed for human joints. In particular, he developed experimental set-up in order to validate new medical devices by using hip and knee joint simulators.

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