Peter (Vee Sin) Lee is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne.
Prof Peter Lee obtained his BEng in Mechanical Engineering (1st Class Hons. 1991) and PhD (1996) in Bioengineering from the University of Strathclyde, UK, and continued his post-doc in the same university from 1996–1998.
He was a Research Fellow with the Biomaterials Group at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore from 1998–2001. In 2001, he joined the Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore, as the Head of the Bioengineering Laboratory. He was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor from 2002–2008 at the National University of Singapore, Division of Bioengineering. He joined University of Melbourne as a Senior Lecturer in 2008.
- ability to predict and better understand the mechanism of injury, leading to effective prevention strategies. Research spans all three levels, the human, organs and cells. These investigations use human volunteers and computational models to advance our understanding of clinical symptoms, pathological evidence and injury. Computational studies include models to the human brain, head-neck, spine, knee and foot.
- biomechanics for lower limb prostheses and orthoses; CAD/CAM and rapid prototyping methods for prosthetic socket manufacturing to improve artificial limb function and amputee acceptance; development of new materials and methods for low cost prostheses.
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A novel rat model of heterotopic ossification after polytrauma with traumatic brain injury
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A novel rat model of heterotopic ossification after polytrauma with traumatic brain injury
Rhys D Brady, Michael Z Zhao, Ker R Wong, Pablo M Casilla-Espinosa, Glenn R Yamakawa, Ryan C Wortman, Mujun Sun, Brian L Grills, Richelle Mychasiuk, Terence J O'Brien, Denes Agoston, Peter VS Lee, Stuart J McDonald, Dale L Robinson, Sandy R Shultz
Journal article | 2020 | Bone
Neurological heterotopic ossification (NHO) is characterized by abnormal bone growth in soft tissue and joints in response to inju..
Load response of an osseointegrated implant used in the treatment of unilateral transfemoral amputation: An early implant loosening case study.
Dale L Robinson, Lauren Safai, Vahidreza Jafari Harandi, Mark Graf, L Eduardo Cofré Lizama, Peter Lee, Mary P Galea, Fary Khan, Kwong Ming Tse, David C Ackland
Journal article | 2020 | Clinical Biomechanics
BACKGROUND: Osseointegrated implants for transfemoral amputees facilitate direct load transfer between the prosthetic limb and fem..
Effects of in vivo fatigue-induced subchondral bone microdamage on the mechanical response of cartilage-bone under a single impact compression.
Fatemeh Malekipour, Peta L Hitchens, R Chris Whitton, Peter Vee-Sin Lee
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Biomechanics
Subchondral bone (SCB) microdamage is prevalent in the joints of human athletes and animals subjected to high rate and magnitude c..
Gait compensatory mechanisms in unilateral transfemoral amputees.
Vahidreza Jafari Harandi, David Charles Ackland, Raneem Haddara, L Eduardo Cofré Lizama, Mark Graf, Mary Pauline Galea, Peter Vee Sin Lee
Journal article | 2020 | Med Eng Phys
Individuals with unilateral transfemoral amputation depend on compensatory muscle and joint function to generate motion of the low..
Peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT)-based finite element analysis provides enhanced diagnostic performance in identifying non-vertebral fracture patients compared with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
H Jiang, DL Robinson, CJ Yates, PVS Lee, JD Wark
Journal article | 2020 | Osteoporosis International
Summary Due to limitations of the predominant clinical method for diagnosing osteoporosis, an engineering model based on a dedicat..
A method for fatigue testing of equine McIII subchondral bone under a simulated fast workout training programme
undefined Shaktivesh, F Malekipour, C Whitton, PVS Lee
Journal article | 2020 | Equine Veterinary Journal
Methods McIII subchondral bone specimens (n = 12) of racehorses were harvested from left and right medial condyles. A novel fatigu..
On-chip surface acoustic wave and micropipette aspiration techniques to assess cell elastic properties.
Yanqi Wu, Tianhong Cheng, Qianyu Chen, Bryan Gao, Alastair G Stewart, Peter VS Lee
Journal article | 2020 | Biomicrofluidics
The cytoskeletal mechanics and cell mechanical properties play an important role in cellular behaviors. In this study, in order to..
The relationship between microstructure, stiffness and compressive fatigue life of equine subchondral bone
Sandra Martig, Peta L Hitchens, Peter VS Lee, R Chris Whitton
Journal article | 2020 | JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS
Subchondral bone injuries often precede articular cartilage damage in osteoarthritis and are common in thoroughbred racehorses due..
Predicting experimentally-derived failure load at the distal radius using finite element modelling based on peripheral quantitative computed tomography cross-sections (pQCT-FE): A validation study
Hongyuan Jiang, Dale L Robinson, Matthew McDonald, Peter VS Lee, Saija A Kontulainen, James D Johnston, Christopher J Yates, John D Wark
Journal article | 2019 | Bone
Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, the current clinical criterion method for osteoporosis diagnosis, has limitations in identifying..
Cortical and Trabecular Bone Fracture Characterisation in the Vertebral Body Using Acoustic Emission
Dale L Robinson, Kwong Ming Tse, Melanie Franklyn, Jiang Yue Zhang, David Ackland, Peter Vee Sin Lee
Journal article | 2019 | Annals of Biomedical Engineering
The ability to rapidly detect localised fractures of cortical and/or trabecular bone sustained by the vertebral body would enhance..
Bone Health in Rats With Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in the Absence of Anti-Epileptic Drugs
Rhys D Brady, Ker Rui Wong, Dale L Robinson, Richelle Mychasiuk, Stuart J McDonald, Ryan A D'Cunha, Glenn R Yamakawa, Mujun Sun, John D Wark, Peter Vee Sin Lee, Terence J O'Brien, Pablo M Casillas-Espinosa, Sandy R Shultz
Journal article | 2019 | Frontiers in Pharmacology
Rationale: Epilepsy patients often exhibit reduced bone mineral density and are at an increased risk of bone fracture. Whether the..
The role of a composite polycarbonate-aerogel face shield in protecting the human brain from blast-induced injury: A fluid-structure interaction (FSI) study
Kwong Ming Tse, Long Bin Tan, Mohamad Ali Bin Sapingi, Melanie Franklyn, Peter Vee Sin Lee, Vincent Beng Chye Tan, Heow Pueh Lee
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials
Background Blast-induced traumatic brain injury is the most prevalent injury sustained by combat soldiers at the frontline. The cu..
Load response of the natural tooth and dental implant: A comparative biomechanics study
Dale Robinson, Luis Aguilar, Andrea Gatti, Jaafar Abduo, Peter Vee Sin Lee, David Ackland
Journal article | 2019 | The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics
While dental implants have displayed high success rates, poor mechanical fixation is a common complication, and their biomechanica..
Casein Kinase 1 delta/epsilon Inhibitor, PF670462 Attenuates the Fibrogenic Effects of Transforming Growth Factor-beta in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Christine R Keenan, Shenna Y Langenbach, Fernando Jativa, Trudi Harris, Meina Li, Qianyu Chen, Yuxiu Xia, Bryan Gao, Michael J Schuliga, Jade Jaffar, Danica Prodanovic, Yan Tu, Asres Berhan, Peter VS Lee, Glen P Westall, Alastair G Stewart
Journal article | 2018 | Frontiers in Pharmacology
A water-based pressure casting method for transtibial prosthetic socket fit in developing countries
N Lythgo, P Vee Sin Lee, S Laing, J Lavranos, HT Nguyen
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | IFMBE Proceedings
© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Many challenges are faced by large numbers of people with lower limb amputation in deve..
A personalized 3D-printed prosthetic joint replacement for the human temporomandibular joint: From implant design to implantation
David C Ackland, Dale Robinson, Michael Redhead, Peter Vee Sin Lee, Adrian Moskaljuk, George Dimitroulis
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
Annexin A2 contributes to lung injury and fibrosis by augmenting factor Xa fibrogenic activity
Michael Schuliga, Jade Jaffar, Asres Berhan, Shenna Langenbach, Trudi Harris, David Waters, Peter VS Lee, Christopher Grainge, Glen Westall, Darryl Knight, Alastair G Stewart
Journal article | 2017 | American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Strategies towards rapid generation of forefoot model incorporating realistic geometry of metatarsals encapsulated into lumped soft tissues for personalized finite element analysis
Wen-Ming Chen, Sung-Jae Lee, Peter Vee Sin Lee
Journal article | 2017 | Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
Validation of an Open-Sourced Strain Analysis Code to Assess Fragility in 3D-Printed Porous Structures Designed for Low-Rigidity Medical Implants
Wen-Ming Chen, Peter Vee-Sin Lee
Conference Proceedings | 2017 | 2017 10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (CISP-BMEI)
Three-dimensional modelling of auxetic sandwich panels for localised impact resistance
G Imbalzano, P Tran, TD Ngo, PVS Lee
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials
Sandwich panels with auxetic lattice cores confined between metallic facets are proposed for localised impact resistance applicati..
Lattice Ti Structures with Low Rigidity But Compatible Mechanical Strength: Design of Implant Materials for Trabecular Bone
Wen-Ming Chen, Yi Min Xie, Gabriele Imbalzano, Jianhu Shen, Shanqing Xu, Sung-Jae Lee, Peter Vee Sin Lee
Journal article | 2016 | International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing
Failure analysis of an additive manufactured porous titanium structure for orthopedic implant applications
WM Chen, SJ Lee, PVS Lee
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | Materials Science Forum
© 2016 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.Porous metallic biomaterials produced using additive manufacturing technologies have g..
Design optimisation of auxetic composite structures under blast loading
G Imbalzano, P Tran, S Linforth, T NGO, P Lee
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016
Shock absorbing ability of articular cartilage and subchondral bone under impact compression
F Malekipour, C Whitton, D Oetomo, PVS Lee
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
Abstract Despite the important role of subchondral bone in maintaining the integrity of the overlying articular cartilage, little ..
Transforming Growth Factor-beta-Induced Differentiation of Airway Smooth Muscle Cells Is Inhibited by Fibroblast Growth Factor-2
Michael Schuliga, Aqeel Javeed, Trudi Harris, Yuxiu Xia, Chengxue Qin, Zhexing Wang, Xuehua Zhang, Peter VS Lee, Bianca Camoretti-Mercado, Alastair G Stewart
Journal article | 2013 | American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
Repeated application of incremental landing impact loads to intact knee joints induces anterior cruciate ligament failure and tibiofemoral cartilage deformation and damage: A preliminary cadaveric investigation
CH Yeow, KS Ng, CH Cheong, PVS Lee, JCH Goh
Journal article | 2009 | Journal of Biomechanics
Preventing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Failure During Impact Compression by Restraining Anterior Tibial Translation or Axial Tibial Rotation
CH Yeow, RS Khan, Peter VS Lee, James CH Goh
Conference Proceedings | 2009 | IFMBE Proceedings ICBME 2008: 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering
Effect of muscles activation on head-neck complex under simulated ejection
EC Teo, QH Zhang, KW Tan, VS Lee
Journal article | 2004 | Journal of Musculoskeletal Research
A detailed three-dimensional head-neck (C0–C7) finite element (FE) model developed based on the actual geometry of an embalmed hum..
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Doctor of Philosophy (Bioengineering)
University of Strathclyde
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)
University of Strathclyde