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Berni Matteo, Eng.


Date of Birth

Biomedical Engineer

Current assignment

Health researcher

Title of qualification awarded

2015: Laurea magistrale in Bioingegneria presso l’Università degli Studi di Padova

Positions held
  • 2020-today: PhD student in Technology for Health at the University of Brescia.
  • 2020-today: Health researcher, Medical Technology Laboratory, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
  • 2019-2020: Contract researcher, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna.
  • 2018–2019: Research Fellow, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia.
  • 2015-2018: Contract researcher, Laboratory of Biomechanics and Technological Innovation, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, in the following projects: “Multi-Scale Modeling for Predictive Characterization of ligaments and Grafts Behavior in ACL Reconstruction", funded by the Italian Ministry of Health; “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Biomechanical Modeling for Treatment Selection to Prevent Osteoarthritis”, funded by the Italian Ministry of Health;
  • 2015-2018: Contract researcher, Nanobiotechnology (NABI) Laboratory, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, in the following projects: “Nanosens4life – Nanobionsensori su matrice polimerica funzionalizzata: dispositivi smart per il monitoraggio in line dei trattamenti extracorporei, respirazione assistita e ossigenoterapia”, funded by POR-FESR 2014-2020 Regional Program; “Nanocoatings – Nuovi film antibatterici nanostrutturati per applicazioni in campo biomedicale”, funded by POR-FESR 2014-2020 Regional Program; “Nanostructured coatings enhancing material in joint arthroplasty”, funded by the Italian Ministry of Health.

English: fluent

  • Operative systems: Windows.
  • Productivity packages: Microsoft Office, LibreOffice.
  • Programming languages: Matlab.
  • Software CAD: Solidworks.
  • Software FEA: Abaqus.
  • Software for the analysis and segmentation of images: ImageJ, Medical Imaging Interaction Toolkit (MITK).
  • Techniques for the assessment of the mechanical and structural behaviour of biomaterials and biological tissues.
  • Systems for the fabrication of nanostructured coatings for biomedical applications.
  • Techniques for the assessments of the mechanical behaviour of nanostructured coatings for biomedical purposes.
Scientific activities
  • Author of scientific papers on international indexed journals.
  • Occasional scientific reviewer (ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Clinical Biomechanics, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Materials Science & Engineering C, Medical Engineering and Physics,  Soft Materials).
  • Drafting and collaboration in regional and national research projects.
Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Musculoskeletal biomechanics; Biomechanics of articular tissues; Meniscus; Cartilage; Osteochondral compartment; Modeling of biomaterials and biological tissues; Techniques for the experimental assessments of biological tissues at a multi-scale level.