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Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 302
Honolulu HI 96822

Departmental Chair:
Mehrdad N. Ghasemi Nejhad

    Bardia Konh  
Assistant Professor of M.E.
PhD 2016, Temple University

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Phone:(808) 956-2142

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Research Interests

Modeling and Control of Smart Materials, Medical Instructment, Surgical Robotics


Selected Publications

Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Darvish, K. and Hutapea, P., (2016) “Simulation and Experimental Studies on the Needle Tissue Interactions”, Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 18, 1-12

Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Hutapea, P., (2015) “Design Optimization Study of a Shape Memory Alloy Active Needle for Biomedical Applications”, Medical Engineering and Physics 37, 469–477

Honarvar, M., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., Hutapea, P., (2015) “X-ray Diffraction Investigations of Shape Memory NiTi Wire”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 24(8), 3038-3048

Konh, B., Datla, N. V., Hutapea, P., (2014) “Feasibility of SMA Wire Actuation for an Active Steerable Cannula”, Journal of Medical Devices, 9(2) 021002

Honarvar, M., Datla, N. V., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., Hutapea, P., (2014) “Study of Unrecovered Strain and Critical Stresses in One-Way Shape Memory Nitinol”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23(8), 2885-93

Datla, N. V., Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., Hutapea, P., (2013) “A Model to Predict Deflection of Bevel-Tipped Active Needle Advancing in Soft Tissue”, Medical Engineering & Physics, 36(3), 258–293

Datla, N. V., Konh, B., Koo, J., Choi, D.J.W., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Podder, T.K., Darvish, K., Hutapea, P., (2013) “Polyacrylamide Phantom for Self-Actuating Needle-Tissue Interaction Studies”, Medical Engineering & Physics, 36(1), 140-145

Courses Offered

ME 481 Design Project