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Bontempi Marco, PhD


Date of Birth


Current assignment


Title of qualification awarded

2000: Degree in Physics.

Other qualifications awarded
  • 2004: PhD in Physics
  • 2008: Qualification to teach Mathematics and Physics in Secondary Schools.
Positions held
  • From 2019: Health Researcher, Unit Surgical Sciences and Technologies, IOR
  • 2016-19: Research Grant, DIBINEM, University of Bologna
  • 2010-16: Contract assignment at the NaBi Laboratory, IOR
  • 2008-10: Contract assignment at the Laboratory of Biomechanics and Technological Innovation, IOR
  • 2004-06: Temporary contract, ELCA Technologies (Imola, BO, Italy)
  • 2001-04: Scholarship, Biomechanics Laboratory, IOR.

Italian: mother tongue
English: good (B2).


MacOS, Linux, Windows.
Programming languages: C++, MATLAB, Python, ObjectiveC, C, Pascal, Basic.
Image analysis: ImageJ, Osirix, Horos.
Productivity packages: LaTeX, iWork, MS Office, LibreOffice, WPS. Graphic Programs: Illustrator, Photoshop.

Scientific activities

Joint biomechanics analysis; X-ray simulations; biomechanical and physiological mathematical models of the human body.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Biomechanics of the human body, with particular emphasis on the knee, by means of X-rays (Radio-Stereometric Analysis, or RSA); mathematical models of the physiology of the human body with emphasis on ligaments/tendons, hematology, epidemiology. Mathematical models of the physics of thin film deposition. Computer simulations of X-ray devices. Digital image analysis. Computed Tomography.