Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Patrick Smolinski, PhD

  • Associate Faculty
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Faculty, Department of Bioengineering

Research Interests

Orthopaedic Engineering and Sports Medicine Laboratory Faculty

Dr. Patrick Smolinski’s primary research interests include the development of new computational simulation methods and the application of computational methods to problems in manufacturing and biomechanics. He is currently involved with research projects in the extended finite method for modeling solidification processes, the finite element modeling of sheet metal forming, modeling the flow of granular material, stress analysis and design of ankle replacement components, and the study of the wear of polyethylene joint components.