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Recent Publications

  • Ceballos, A., Prather, R., Divo, E., Kassab, A., and DeCampli, W., "A Patient-Specific Multi-Scale Model Analysis of the Hemodynamics Following the Hybrid Norwood Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: effects of the reverse Blalock-Taussig Shunt", BMES Journal of Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, Published online Dec 2018
  • Prather, R., Seligson, J., Ni, M., Divo, E., Kassab, A.J., and DeCampli, W., "Patient-Specific Multiscale Computational Fluid Dynamics Assessment of Embolization Rates In the Hybrid Norwood: Effects of Size and Placement of the Reverse Blalock-Taussig Shunt," Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2018, 96(7), pp. 690-700.
  • Ni, W., Prather, R., Rodriguez, G., Quinn, R., Divo, E., Fogel, M., Kassab, A.J, and DeCampli, W., " Computational Investigation of a Self-Powered Fontan Circulation", BMES Journal of Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 2018, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 202–216
  • Kuwazuru, O., Ode, K., Yamada, M., Divo, E., and Kassab, A., "Experimental and Boundary Element Method Study on the Effect of Stress on the Polarization Curve of Cast Aluminum Alloy in Sodium Chloride Solution," Corrosion Science, 2018, Vol. 132, pp. 136-145.
  • Jia, Y., Qiao, Y., Maung, A., Argueta-Morales, I.R., Norfleet, J., Bai, Y., Divo, E., Kassab, A., and DeCampli, M., "Experimental Study of Anisotropic Stress/Strain Relationships of Aortic and Pulmonary Artery Homografts and Synthetic Vascular Grafts ," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, October 2017, Vol. 139, pp 101003:1-6.
  • Prather, R., Ni, M., Kassab, A.J., Divo, E.A., Argueta, I.R., and DeCampli, W.M., "Multi-Scale Pulsatile CFD Modeling of Thrombus Transport in a Patient-Specific LVAD Implantation, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 2017, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1022-1039.
  • Zwawi,M., Moslehy, F., Rose, C., Huayamve, V., Jones, B., Divo, E., Kassab, A., and Price "Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: A computational biomechanical model of the path of least energy for closed reduction," Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2017, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 1799-1805.
  • Huayamave, V., Rose, C., Serra, S., Jones, B., Divo, E., Moslehy, F., Kassab, A.J., and Price, C.T., "A Patient-Specific Model of the Biomechanics of Hip Reduction for Neonatal Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: investigation of strategies for low to severe grades of DDH," Journal of Biomechanics, 2015, Vol. 48, pp. 2026-2033.
  • DeCampli, W.M., Secasanu, V., Argueta-Morales, I.R., Cox, K., Ionan, C., and Kassab, A.J., "External counterpulsation of a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt increases coronary blood flow in neonatal piglets, " World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, 2015, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 75-82.
  • Argueta-Morales, I.R., Tran, R., Ceballos, A., Osorio, R., Clark, W., Divo, E., Kassab, A., and DeCampli, W., Mathematical modeling of patient-specific ventricular assist device implantation to reduce particulate embolization rate to cerebral vessels, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2014, Vo. 136, No. 7, pp. 071008-1-8.
  • Gerace, S., Erhart, K., Kassab, A., and Divo, E., "A Model-Integrated Localized Collocation Meshless Method for Large Scale Three Dimensional Heat Transfer Problems," Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 2014, Vol. 45, pp. 2–19.
  • Osorio, A.F., Osorio, R., Ceballos, A., Tran, R., Clark, W., Divo, E.A., Argueta-Morales., I.R., Kassab, A.J., and DeCampli, W.M., "Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Surgical Adjustement of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation to Minimize Stroke Risk," Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 2013, vol. 16, no. 4-6, pp. 622-638
  • Ceballos, A., Argueta-Morales, I.R., Divo, E., Osorio, R., Caldarone, C., Kassab, A.J., and DeCampli, W.M., "Computational Analysis of Hybrid Norwood Circulation with Distal Aortic Arch Obstruction and Reverse Blalock-Taussig Shunt," Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2012, Vol. 94, No. 5, pp. 1540-1546.
  • Divo, E.A. and Kassab, A.J., "An Efficient Localized RBF Meshless Method for Fluid Flow and Conjugate Heat Transfer," ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2007, Vol. 129, pp. 124-136.
  • Ostrowski, Z., Bialecki, R.A. and Kassab, A.J., "Solving Inverse Heat Conduction Problems Using Trained POD-RBF Network Inverse Methods," Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, 2008, Vol.16, No.1, 2008, pp. 39-54
  • Ardila, O., Divo, E.A., Moslehy, F., Rab, G.T., Kassab, A.J., and Price, C.T., "Mechanics of Hip Dysplasia Reduction in Infants Using the Pavlik Harness: A Physics-Based Computational Model," , Journal of Biomechanics, 2013, Vol. 46, No. 9, pp. 1501–1507.


  • University of Florida Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)
  • University of Florida Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
  • University of Florida Engineering Sciences (B.S.)


Computational heat transfer and fluid flow, inverse problems, bioengineering, boundary elements, optimization

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