Nicole M. Grosland

(319) 335-6425
1418 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1998
B.S.E, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, 1994
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Orthopaedic biomechanics; Finite element method.
Present Research Interests: 
Spinal biomechanics, Total joint arthroplasty, Patient/subject-specific model development, Finite element meshing techniques.
Selected Publications: 
  • Grosland NM, Shivanna KH, Magnotta VA, Kallemeyn NA, DeVries NA, Tadepalli SC, Lisle C.,  IA-FEMesh:  An open-source,  interactive, multiblock approach to musculoskeletal finite element model development, Comput Methods Programs Biomed2009 Apr;94(1):96-107.
  • DeVries NA, Shivanna KH, Tadepalli SC, Magnotta VA, Grosland NM, IA-FEMesh:  Anatomic FE models – a check of mesh accuracy and validity.  Iowa Orthop J. 2009;29:48-54.
  • Tadepalli SC, Shivanna KH, Magnotta VA, Kallemeyn NA, Grosland NM, Patient, Toward the development of virtual surgical tools to aid orthopaedic FE analyses,  EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2009, vol. 2010, Article ID 190293
  • Kallemeyn NA, Tadepalli SC, Shivanna KS, Grosland NM. An Interactive Multiblock Approach to Meshing the Spine,Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 2009, 95(3): 227-235.
  • Ramme AJ, Devries N, Kallemyn NA, Magnotta VA, Grosland NM., Semi-automated Phalanx Bone Segmentation Using the Expectation Maximization Algorithm. J Digit Imaging. 2009 Oct; 22 (5): 483-91.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Orthopaedic Research Society, American Society of Biomechanics, American Society for Engineering Education, Biomedical Engineering Society.