AMMD has welcomed two engineers to the team, working on multiple collaborative research projects based at Cook Medical Australia.
Ms Elisa Comini is an Industrial Engineer at the University of Queensland, with experience in materials engineering, as well as process and validation in the medical device industry. She is working with the team to optimise the existing workflows in the manufacturing of customised medical devices.
Dr Saba Shams Bidhendi has a PhD in Industrial Engineering, working on lean manufacturing during her Masters and PhD dissertation. Her research has focussed on the development of lean strategies selection method and leanness assessment model to avoid misapplication of lean strategies and measure improvement after lean implementation.
Both engineers are working closely with the continuous improvement and research teams at Cook Medical Australia to develop and integrate new manufacturing systems.