Profile: Wyss, Urs P.

Urs P. Wyss
Professor, P.Eng

B.Sc. (Biel), BSc. (Buchs), M.Sc., Ph.D. (U of Saskatchewan)

Phone: (204) 474 6537
Office: E1-406
Email: Urs.Wyss@umanitoba.ca

Research Interests

  • Design and manufacturing of artificial joints
  • Orthopaedic biomechanics
  • Analysis of retrieved artificial joints and tissue
  • Human motion analysis
Current Research Work
  • Development of a corrosion test for modular (head/neck) artificial hip joints
  • Biomechanical differences between smaller and larger hip heads
  • Optimization of a surface guided knee
  • Analysis of tissue reaction to artificial joints
  • Manufacturing of custom artificial joints
Teaching
  • MECH 4322 Design of Biomecanical Devices
  • MECH 7780 Critical Issues of Implantable Biomechanical Devices

Additional Information
Faculty Publication List