Orthopaedic Biology, Wearable Technologies, 3D Printing, Smart and Functional Materials, and Smart Textiles

Billi Research Lab at UCLA

Our Mission

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To improve the quality of life of patients by developing breakthrough technologies and solutions to address unmet clinical needs

Our Goal

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To develop a deeper understanding of the human biology and mechanics.

Specifically, our current research activity concerns:  

  • Wearable Technologies, Sensor Fusion, and Smart Textiles.
  • Bone Biology and 3D Bioprinting.
  • Bio- and Smart- Materials.
  • Anti-infective Strategies and Technologies.
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    Tribology and Biomechanics of Artificial and Native Joint, Spine, and Masticatory Function.
  • Computer Modeling and Advanced Finite Element Analysis.
  • Nanoparticle and Wear Debris Isolation and Characterization.
  • Development of Medical Devices and Orthopaedic Instrumentations.
  • Translational research - from bench to clinic.


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