Additive Manufacturing, Arthritis, Bioengineering, Biomechanics, Clinical Trials, Implantable & Wearable Devices, Mechatronics, Mobility, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rehabilitation
Dr. Louis Ferreira conducts research in the field of Surgical Mechatronics with specialization in computer-navigation and robotics for surgical applications, and biomechanical transducer design for orthopaedic surgery. He also has a special interest in Biomechanics related to orthopaedic surgical outcomes. He co-directs the Surgical Mechatronics and Bioengineering Laboratories of the Hand and Upper Limb Centre of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, which are located in the Lawson Health Research Institute. He supervises research projects that are conducted for the Department of Surgery and the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western University. Together with faculty and clinicians, he collaborates on research projects that are performed by teams of surgical residents and fellows, as well as undergraduate and graduate students, from Medicine and Engineering.