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Eng. Giorgio Cassiolas


Date of Birth

Biomechanical Engineer, PhD

Current assignment


Title of qualification awarded

2018: Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (curriculum Biomechanics) – University of Brescia

Other qualifications awarded

2022: PhD in Technology of Health – University of Brescia
Doctoral research: “Multibody modelling and motion tracking technologies to understand, monitor and assess the risk of developing joint degenerative pathologies”.

Positions held
  • 2023-present: Researcher at the Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Functional Evaluation of Prosthesis, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna.
  • 2022-2023: Research fellow at the Laboratory of Surgical Sciences and Technologies, IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna.
  • 2022: Research fellow at the Department of Medical and Surgical Specialities, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia.
  • 2018-2022: PhD student in Technology for Health at the University of Brescia.
  • 2017-2018: Contract researcher at the Laboratory of Biomechanics and Technology Innovation – IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna – employed in the projects “Multi-Scale Modeling for Predictive Characterization of ligaments and Grafts Behavior in ACL Reconstruction", and “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Biomechanical Modeling for Treatment Selection to Prevent Osteoarthritis”.

Italian: native   
English: excellent
Modern Greek: fluent

  • Operative systems: Windows.
  • Productivity packages: Microsoft Office, LibreOffice.
  • Programming languages: Visual Basic, Matlab.
  • CAD software: Solidworks, Autodesk Simulation Mechanical.
  • FEA software: Comsol multiphysics.
  • Image analysis and segmentation software: Mimics, 3DSlicer, microDicom, ImageJ.
  • Biomechanical simulation software: OpenSim, nmsBuilder.
  • Quantitative histomorphometry analysis software: Bioquant Osteo.
  • Mechanical and structural investigation techniques on biomaterials and articular biological tissues.
  • Development of multibody subject-specific biomechanical models for joint kinematic and kinetic analysis.
  • Gait analysis instrumentation: optoelectronic systems, stereophotogrammetric systems, inertial measurement units, force platforms.
Scientific activities
  • Author and co-author of scientific papers published on international journals.
  • Occasional scientific reviewer activities (Hindawi, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology)
  • Design activities and participation to regional and national research projects.
Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Biomechanical modelling of lower limb articulations. Sport Biomechanics. Multi-instrumental Motion Analysis in clinics. 3D printing in biomedical field.