Radiation Surface Science and Engineering Lab

Viviana Posada

Department Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Viviana is a visiting scholar with experience in biomechanics and biomaterials. Area of interest related with design of biodegradable cellular metals for orthopedic applications.


  • BS Biomedical Engineering. Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia (2012)


  • Design of a biodegradable cellular metal based on Mg alloys for orthopedic applications.
  • Design of metal plates based on biodegradable Mg alloys for bone fixation.
  • In vitro activity of beta vulgaris.Var Cicla extracts on cells line and pancreatic islets

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Tissue engineering


  • First place in the IV Research Journey: “El Hospital Investiga”, Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación
  • Distinction to the Bachelor Thesis “Imaging assessment system for the estimation of skin pigmentation in sunscreen tests”
Office Medellin Campus