Recent Submissions

  • Micromechanical characterization of coated PCBN inserts 

    Hmidy, Farah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Polycrystalline cubic boron nitride (Pc-BN) is a super-hard material with a multiphase composite character. Indeed, it is a composite material composed of c-BN particles (as reinforcement) embedded in a binder (ceramic ...
  • Development of an alginate-based hydrogel loaded with multifuncional gold nanoparticles for regenerative therapies 

    Sáez Ríos, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-28)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of this project was to develop a multifunctional alginate-based hydrogel modified with peptide-functionalized gold nanoparticles (AuNPs). Hydrogels are versatile materials, commonly used in tissue engineering due ...
  • Inverse analysis of viscoelastic stresses in embryo development 

    Korneliussen, Sindre (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-31)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet
    The project analyses the set of plausible stresses that generate the observed deformations of central nervous system in Drosophila during the condensation process. From a set of planar displacements fields measured at ...
  • Development of catalyzable resins, silicones and hydrogel using UV to be processed by additive manufacturing 

    Torloting, Camille Sarah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-17)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    The objective of this project is to investigate materials which could be cross-linked with UV light and printable. The materials fabricated will be used so as to mimic living tissues properties.
  • Multifunctional scaffolds for tissue engineering 

    Dechoux, Anna Lena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    The aim of this project was to develop two multifunctional alginate-based hydrogel film loaded with either gold or iron oxide nanoparticles, both functionalized with a peptidic RGD/LF platform in order to use them as ...
  • 3D-printed alginate-peptide scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

    Rosolek, Theo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    A main challenge of Tissue engineering is to create sustainable scaffolds that provide optimal biological properties to mimic the extracellular matrix(ECM). The aim of this project is to develop RGD modified alginate bioinks ...
  • 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds for bone regeneration: impact of geometry and treatment an in vivo study 

    Lehmann, Cyril Jean Roland Louis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-18)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    The combination of the direct ink writing (DIW) manufacturing technique, also named robocasting, with the use of self-setting calcium phosphate inks based on α-tricalcium phosphate opens new possibilities ...
  • Characterisation of soft materials for effects of viscoelastic behaviour and interaction with surgical instruments 

    Parent, Aude (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    The objective of this project is to develop a reliable database of soft materials in order to mimetise the living tissues by focusing on viscoelasticity and resistance to cutting. For that, the use of test equipment that ...
  • Fatigue behavior of porous titanium structures obtained by space holder method 

    Giménez Hidalgo, Oliver (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-13)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    Titanium currently used in biomedical implant applications has shown some limitations, one of the most important being the mismatch between the mechanical properties of bone and the implant. This problem is solved with ...
  • Caracterización de la microestructura binaria ("chessboard pattern") en muestras de Ti-6Al-4V fabricadas por SLM (Selective Laser Melting) 

    Steinlin, Sophie (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    Selective laser melting (SLM) is an additive manufacturing process that offers efficient manufacturing of complex parts with good mechanical properties. For SLM, process parameters and post-processing are of importance as ...
  • Stent poliméricos para aplicaciones cardiovasculares 

    Segry, Brian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-17)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Los stents coronarios poliméricos bioabsorbibles permiten recuperar el tejido arterial después de 1-2 de implantación y evitar problemas causados por los stents metálicos, permanentes, como son la trombosis tardía. El ...
  • Development of new materials for hydrogen storage 

    Durand, Killian Joseph (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Université de Lorraine
    Hydrogen could be one the most efficient source of energy in the future. The problem which is remaining about this energy is storage. Indeed, it is still very hard to store hydrogen due to the volume that it takes in its ...

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