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  Dr Kiran H Dellimore
   
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Post Doctoral Researcher

   
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    About   
    Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Philips Research
     
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  kiran.dellimore@gmail.com

 

   
    Research and Professional Interests   
    Artificial organs
Bioengineering
Biomaterials
Biomedical engineering
Biomechanical engineering
Biotribology
Cardiac massage
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Cardiovascular biomechanics
Cardiovascular engineering
Catheters
CFD
Clinical engineering
Emergency medicine
Fluid structure interaction simulations
Heart valve mechanics
Human tissue interaction
Neonatal biosensors
Numerical simulations
Prosthetic devices
Portable medical diagnostics
Resuscitation
Rural medical device development.
     
    Education   
    Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, May 2010
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

M.S. Aerospace Engineering, December 2005
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, May 2002
Columbia University, New York, NY

B.S. Chemistry, December 2001
Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
     
    Publications   
    Refereed Journal Publications

[J15] K. Dellimore, I. Kemp and C. Scheffer, "The Influence of Leaflet Skin Friction and Stiffness on the Performance of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves," Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, under review, March 2013.

[J14] I. Kemp, K. Dellimore, R. Rodriguez, C. Scheffer, D. Blaine, H. Weich and A. Doubell. “Experimental Validation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations of a Bioprosthetic Aortic Heart Valve,” Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, under review, April 2013.

[J13] K. H. Dellimore, A. R. Helyer, and S. E. Franklin. “A Scoping Review of Important Urinary Catheter Induced Complications,” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Vol. 24(8), pp. 1825-1835, 2013.

[J12] K. Dellimore and C. Scheffer, “A modeling approach to the effects of force guided versus depth guided compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation on different chests and back support surfaces,” Resuscitation, Vol. 84(6), pp.837-842, 2013.

[J11] K. Dellimore and C. Scheffer, "Optimal Chest Compression in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Depends Upon Thoracic and Back Support Stiffness," Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Vol. 50 (12), pp. 1269-1278, 2012.

[J10] M. Karimi, G. Akdogan, K. Dellimore, S. Bradshaw and C. Aldrich, “Quantification of Numerical Uncertainty in Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Hydrocyclones,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 43, pp. 45-54, 2012.

[J9] K. Dellimore, A. Veeraragavan and C. Cadou, “Modeling and Simulation of Fuel-air Mixing in Micro-Power Systems”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 50(5), pp. 1090-1102, 2012.

[J8] A. Esterhuyse, K. van der Westhuizen, A. Doubell, H. Weich, C. Scheffer and K. Dellimore, “Application of the Finite Element Method to the Fatigue Life Prediction of a Stent for a Percutaneous Heart Valve,” Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 12(1), pp. 1-18, 2012.

[J7] G. Cloete, K. Dellimore and C. Scheffer, “Comparison of Experimental Chest Compression Data to a Theoretical Model for the Mechanics of Constant Peak Displacement Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation,” Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol.18(11), pp. 1167-1176, 2011.

[J6] K. Dellimore, G. Cloete and C. Scheffer, “Towards Optimum Chest Compression Performance during Constant Peak Displacement Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation,” Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Vol. 49(9), pp. 1057-1065, 2011.

[J5] G. Cloete, K. Dellimore, C. Scheffer, M. Smuts, and L. Wallis, “The Impact of Backboard Size and Orientation on Sternum-to-spine Compression Depth and Compression Stiffness in a Manikin Study of CPR Using Two Mattresses,” Resuscitation, Vol. 82(8), pp. 1064-1070, 2011.

[J4] A. Smuts, D. Blaine, C. Scheffer, H. Weich, A. Doubell, and, K. Dellimore, “Application of Finite Element Analysis to the Design of Tissue Leaflets for a Percutaneous Aortic Valve,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 4(1), pp. 85-98, 2011.

[J3] K. Dellimore, A. Marshall and C. Cadou, “Influence of Compressibility on Film Cooling Performance,” AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 24(3), pp.506-515, 2010.

[J2] A. Veeraragavan, K. Dellimore and C. Cadou, “2-D Analytical Model of Heat Transfer for Flames in Channels,” AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 23(3), pp. 551-559, 2009.

[J1] K. Dellimore, C. Cruz, A. Marshall and C. Cadou, “Influence of a Streamwise Pressure Gradient on Film-Cooling Effectiveness,” AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 23(1), pp. 120-128, 2009.

Refereed Conference Publications

[C6] K. Dellimore, S. Heunis, F. Gohier, E. Archer, A. de Villiers, J. Smith, and C. Scheffer, “Development of a diagnostic glove for measurement of chest compression force and depth during neonatal CPR,” Proceedings of the 35th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Osaka, Japan, pp. 350-353, July 2013.

[C5] F. Gohier, K. Dellimore, and C. Scheffer, “Development of a smart backboard for real-time feedback during CPR chest compression on a soft back support surface,” Proceedings of the 35th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Osaka, Japan, pp. 346-349, July 2013.

[C4] M. Karimi, G. Akdogan, K. Dellimore, and S. Bradshaw, “Comparison of different drag coefficients in CFD modelling of a Laboratory Scale Rushton-turbine Flotation Tank,” presented at the 9th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Minerals and Process Industries, Melbourne, Australia, December 2012.

[C3] M. Karimi, G. Akdogan, K. Dellimore, and S. Bradshaw, “Minimization of Numerical and Model Uncertainties in the CFD Simulation of the Gas Holdup and Flow Dynamics in a Laboratory Scale Rushton-turbine Flotation Tank,” presented at the 9th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Minerals and Process Industries, Melbourne, Australia, December 2012.

[C2] K. Dellimore, I. Kemp, R. Rodriguez and C. Scheffer, “In Vitro Characterization of an AorticBioprosthetic Valve Using Doppler Echocardiography and Qualitative Flow Visualization,” Proceedings of the 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, San Diego, CA, pp. 6641-6644, August 2012.

[C1] G. Cloete, K. Dellimore and C. Scheffer, “The Impact of Various Backboard Configurations on Compression Stiffness in a Manikin Study of CPR,” Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, MA, pp. 2484-2487, August 2011.


Refereed Conference Abstracts

[A11] K. Dellimore, I. Kemp, C. Scheffer, H. Weich and A. Doubell, “Evaluation of the Effect of Skin Friction on the Performance of a Prosthetic Aortic Valve Using Fluid-structure Interaction Simulations,” presented at the 10th International Symposium on Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Berlin, Germany, April 11-14, 2012.

[A10] D. Maqbool, K. Dellimore and C. Cadou, “Development of a Supersonic Film Cooling Test Facility,” AIAA-2010-6886, 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Nashville, TN, July 25-28, 2010.

[A9] K. Dellimore, A. Marshall, A. Trouvé, and C. Cadou, “Numerical Simulation of Subsonic Slot-Jet Film Cooling of an Adiabatic Wall,” AIAA-2009-1578, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, January 5-8, 2009.

[A8] K. Dellimore, A. Marshall and C. Cadou, “The Influence of Compressibility on Film Cooling
Effectiveness,” AIAA-2008-5032, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Hartford, CT, July 21-23, 2008.

[A7] K. Dellimore, C. Cruz, A. Marshall and C. Cadou, “A Jet model for Slot Film Cooling with Effect of Variation in the Mainstream Pressure Gradient,” AIAA-2007-5004, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Cincinnati, OH, July 8-11, 2007.

[A6] A. Veeraragavan, K. Dellimore, and C. Cadou, “Simplified Heat Transfer Analysis for Flames in Channel,” AIAA-2007-3899, 39th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Miami, FL, June 25-28, 2007.

[A5] F. Raffan, C. Cruz, K. Dellimore, C. Cadou, and A. Marshall, “Near Wall Measurements along A Film Cooled Wall,” AIAA-2006-4709, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Sacramento, CA, July 9-12, 2006.

[A4] K. Dellimore, A. Veeraragavan and C. Cadou, “Modeling and Simulation of the Effects of Axial Diffusion on Fuel-Air Mixing Lengths in Micro-Power Systems,” AIAA-2006-1346, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 9-12, 2006.

[A3] K. Dellimore and C. Cadou, “Modeling and Simulation of Fuel-Oxidizer Mixing Lengths in Micro-Power Systems,” AIAA-2005-4142, 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

[A2] C. Cruz, A. Veeraragavan, K. Dellimore, C. Cadou, and A. Marshall, “Near-Wall Measurements of Gas Temperature in Conventional-Scale and Micro-Scale Rockets,” AIAA-2005-4125, 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

[A1] K. Dellimore and C. Cadou, “Fuel-Air Mixing Challenges in Micro-Power Systems,” AIAA-2004-301, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.
     
    Patents    
    Compressible Shear Layer Mixing Enhancement and Suppression by Compressibility and Shear Modulation; University of Maryland Invention Disclosure PS-2008-050.
     
    Academic and Professional Experiences    
    Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, September 2012 - present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nPhilips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nWorking with Dr. Steve Franklin (Philips Research) on research in the field of human tissue interaction and biomaterials supporting the UNITISS, European Union Framework Program 7 Marie-Curie project. The scientific and technological vision of UNITISS focuses on:\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Catheterization involving acute (< 24 hours) to more sustained (< 30 days) usage.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Catheters inserted into blood vessels and the urinary tract. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* The development of effective in vitro tests that reliably simulate the in vivo conditions. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* The formulation of device design strategies using improved materials and coatings that minimize the discomfort, irritation, inflammation, infection and tissue damage occurring to patients. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Building a greater understanding of the response of human tissue to physical interactions and to new non-invasive methods of tissue monitoring. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nPostdoctoral Fellowship 2010-2012\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nBiomedical Engineering Research Group \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nWorked with Dr. Cornie Scheffer (Stellenbosch University) and Dr. Hellmuth Weich (Tygerberg Hospital) on the development of a synthetic percutaneous aortic heart valve and with Dr. Johan Smith (Tygerberg Hospital) on neonatal CPR chest compression mechanics.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Spearheaded the development of a synthetic percutaneous aortic replacement valve by coordinating analytical, experimental and numerical research efforts.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Oversaw the redesign and upgrade of a cardiac pulse duplicator to improve the fatigue testing of prototype synthetic aortic valves.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Supervised biaxial tissue testing experiments to characterize the mechanical properties of the bioprosthetic valve leaflets. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Guided Finite Element and Fluid Structure Interaction prosthetic valve simulations. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Formulated first principles based models to optimize chest compression mechanical performance during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and to assess the impact of mechanical ventilation on CPR chest compression performance.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Provided guidance and mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Facilitated interdisciplinary collaborations with researchers in allied fields from other institutions and from Stellenbosch University.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Co-authored research proposals, conference papers and journal manuscripts. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nDoctoral Research 2005-2010\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nSpace Vehicles Technology Institute \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nWorked with Dr. Christopher Cadou, Dr. André Marshall and Dr. Arnaud Trouvé (University of Maryland at College Park) on film cooling of a rocket nozzle extension, and heat transfer in micro-combustor flames. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Spearheaded the development of semi-empirical, impingement length based models to predict the effects of compressibility and flow acceleration on film cooling performance.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Designed and constructed an experiment to investigate film coolant injection slot turbulence and mixing characteristics.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Used CFD-ACE+ to successfully model heat transfer in parallel-plate combustor flames. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Independently formulated a first principles based model to predict the growth rate of compressible shear layers.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Used Loci-CHEM to model subsonic film cooling in two-dimensional slot injection configurations under zero and non-zero pressure gradient conditions.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Concurrently designed and simulated an experiment to investigate supersonic, slot-injection film cooling under zero and non-zero pressure gradient conditions.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nMaster’s Research 2002-2005\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nSmall Smart Systems Center\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nWorked with Dr. Christopher Cadou (University of Maryland at College Park) on low Reynolds number, micro-scale fuel-air mixing for micro-power and scramjet micro-flameholder applications.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Developed analytical models to predict the range of Reynolds numbers and mixing lengths associated with fuel-air mixing in micro-power systems.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Successfully simulated fuel-air mixing in micro-devices using CFD-ACE+.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n* Designed, fabricated and tested an experiment to study mixing in micro-channels.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nProfessional Affiliations & Service:\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, Yonsei Medical Journal, January 2013 – present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, Artificial Organs, January 2013 – present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, May 2012 – present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, March 2012 – present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nBiomedical Engineering Society, Early Career Member, 2012 – present. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, Medical Engineering and Physics, August 2011 – present.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, March 2011 – present. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAd hoc reviewer, AIAA Journal, February 2011 – present. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Student Member, 2002 – 2011\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n
     
    Awards and Honors    
    Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship recipient, 2012.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nClaude Leon Postdoctoral Fellowship recipient, 2012.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n3rd Place, Engineering Sustainability Video Competition, 2009.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nMinta Martin Fellowship recipient, 2002 – 2004.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nCum Laude graduate of Columbia University, 2002.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nSumma Cum Laude graduate of Morehouse College, 2001.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nGrace Han Chemistry Award, 2001.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nNOAA Summer Internship in Chemistry at Howard University, 2000.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nNSF-REU Summer Internship in Chemistry at Ohio State University, 1999.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nMorehouse College Academic Scholarship recipient, 1997-2000. \\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nBarbados Government Exhibition Scholarship recipient, 1997.\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n
     
    Teaching    
    2010 Guest lecturer – Aerodynamics (Undergraduate, Honors Section)\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nA. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n2010 Guest lecturer – Compressible Flow (Postgraduate)\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\nA. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n
     
     
    Documents and Videos
     
     
    Member Documents
    Modeling and Simulation of Mixing Layer Flows For Rocket Engine Film Cooling
     
    Member Videos
    Influence of a Streamwise Pressure Gradient on Film-Cooling Effectiveness