Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD, PEng
Research interests: Surgical mechatronics; computer and robot-assisted surgery; biomechanics
Office: Lawson Health Research Institute, St. Joseph's Health Care, Room B2-226
Phone: 519.646.6100 ext. 61351
Dr. Louis Ferreira conducts research in the field of Surgical Mechatronics with specialization in computer-navigation and robotics for surgical applications, and biomechanical transducer design for orthopaedic surgery. He also has a special interest in Biomechanics related to orthopaedic surgical outcomes. He co-directs the Surgical Mechatronics and Bioengineering Laboratories of the Roth | McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, which are located in the Lawson Health Research Institute. He supervises research projects that are conducted for the Department of Surgery and the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western University. Together with faculty and clinicians, he collaborates on research projects that are performed by teams of surgical residents and fellows, as well as undergraduate and graduate students, from Medicine and Engineering.