Principal Investigator: Jun Zhang
Co-Principal Investigator: Fuqian Yang
Graduate Research Assistant: Yuan Hong
The one year research project is to conduct preliminary study on mathematical modeling and computer simulation of thermomechanical interaction of biological bodies at high temperature. We propose a new approach to study bioheat transfer in skin and the thermal deformation of skin at high temperature, based on a thermoporoelastic media model.
The preliminary research on the modeling and simulation of biological response at high temperature is to understand the effect of high temperature on the thermal mechanical behavior of soft tissues and to reveal the potential damage caused by high temperature and high stress. This will lead us to the understanding of the contribution of subsurface organisms on the thermal burns.
The research results and data will be used as preliminary results to help the researchers at the University of Kentucky to seek federal funding to organize a research team and to conduct large scale modeling and simulation of thermomechanical interaction of biological bodies at high temperature.
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