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Davico Giorgio, Eng.


Date of Birth

Biomedical Engineer

Current assignment


Title of qualification awarded

2014: MSc in Biomedical Engineering (Final mark: 106/110), Politecnico di Torino.

Other qualifications awarded

2020: PhD in Computational Biomechanics, Griffith University (QLD, Australia), Thesis title: “Development of personalised lower-limb neuromusculoskeletal models for typically developing paediatric populations and children with cerebral palsy”.

Positions held

Clinical Product Specialist (Sanitex SPA): technical and clinical support in the operating chamber (emodynamics) on diagnostic (i.e., intravascular ultrasound and pressure catheters) and interventional (i.e., bioresorbable scaffolds) medical devices.

  • English: Proficient
  • French: Basic
  • Programming languages: MATLAB, Python
  • Image processing packages and CAD: Mimics Innovation Suite, Slicer3D
  • Biomechanical analyses software: Vicon Nexus, OpenSim (GUI and API), CEINMS, MAP Client, nmsBuilder
  • Generic tools: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experimental skills: 3D gait analysis and lower-limb surface electromyography
Teaching activities

Academic tutor for the following courses: Biomechanics of the Motor Function (Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, AA2019-20), Bioinstrumentation, Introductory Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics (Griffith University, AA2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19).

Scientific activities
  • Peer-reviewed scientific papers on international indexed journals
  • Podium presentations at international conferences (ABC10, ISB2017, WCB2018, ISB2019)
  • Finalist for the Young Investigator Award issued by the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), 2019
  • Member of the VPH Institute, National Bioengineering Group (GNB), European Society of Biomechanics (ESB)
Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Biomechanics, in silico medicine, musculoskeletal models, neuromuscular disorders, model personalization.