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Lee-Anne Welgemoed

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Personal Details:




Lee-Anne Welgemoed attended Fish Hoek High School, where she matriculated in the top 3 of her class in 2010. In 2011, she chose to continue her education at the University of Cape Town. She graduated in 2014, obtaining a BSc (Mech)Eng with First Class Honours. Lee-Anne’s undergraduate final year project involved the modification of a total knee replacement prosthesis. This project was heavily design based.


Current Research:

Supervisor: Mr Trevor Cloete

Lee-Anne is currently involved in the coursework component of her MSc.  The scope of her dissertation is still being decided upon, however it is certain that it will involve the impact testing of bone. More specifically, she is interested in using modified Split Hopkinson Pressure bars to test bone in the intermediate strain rate range.