Bioengineering major Theodor Di Pauli von Treuheim '16 wins Fulbright Research award. He will travel to the University of Ulm in Germany to conduct his research.
The following is an abstract describing Theo's research project:
The pelvis has an irregular geometry, which makes fracture fixation difficult during surgery. At Union College we have identified a novel plate design that promises to better contour the fracture and expedite healing. At the Orthopaedic Institute of Ulm, the Spine Research laboratory possesses a state of the art spine simulator, which can be instituted to validate prior computational tests and the plate's response to physiological loading.