Silvia Schievano is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, GOS Institute of Child Health & Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK. She graduated in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico of Milan, Italy, and pursued her PhD degree in clinical cardiovascular engineering at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, UK. In 2013, Silvia was appointed as a Lecturer at UCL & Great Ormond Street Hospital where she has been leading since on engineering research in congenital diseases, predominantly cardiovascular and craniofacial. Her main research activities focus on translational engineering to clinical practice, in particular patient specific assessment of complex congenital disease cases, statistical shape modelling and population analyses, and computational simulations to support design of new devices and treatments.
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