Ola Harrysson

Edward P. Fitts Distinguished Professor

Ola Harrysson joined the ISE department in January of 2002 and teaches courses related to product development, manufacturing processes, additive manufacturing and biomodeling. Most of his research involves additive manufacturing, specifically medical applications.

Dr. Harrysson is the Director of the Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL) housed by the ISE department, which houses the first Electron Beam Melting (EBM) machine in the world. CAMAL is currently involved in research with numerous industries as well as providing faculty and students with prototyping services. Most of the aerospace-related research involves process and material development for the EBM systems while the medical research is concentrated on custom design and direct metal fabrication of novel implants and development new treatment methods.

Dr. Harrysson has been working for over 18 years with his colleague, Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little, who was an orthopedic surgeon at the College of Veterinary Medicine until 2018. They are developing new and innovative implant and surgical solutions. The two have pioneered the area of Transdermal Osseointegrated Prosthetics, which is a type of a prosthetic limb that is directly attached to the bone in the stump instead of using an external socket.

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Effect of pseudomonas lipase enzyme on the degradation of polycaprolactone/polycaprolactone-polyglycolide fiber blended nanocomposites
Spearman, S. S., Irin, F., Ramesh, S., Rivero, I. V., Green, M. J., & Harrysson, O. L. A. (2019), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS AND POLYMERIC BIOMATERIALS, 68(7), 360–367. https://doi.org/10.1080/00914037.2018.1445633
Evaluation of the geometric accuracy of computed tomography and microcomputed tomography of the articular surface of the distal portion of the radius of cats
Webster, C. E., Marcellin-Little, D. J., Koballa, E. M., Stallrich, J. W., & Harrysson, O. L. A. (2019), AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, 80(10), 976–984. https://doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.80.10.976
Additive manufacturing of an iron-based bulk metallic glass larger than the critical casting thickness
Mahbooba, Z., Thorsson, L., Unosson, M., Skoglund, P., West, H., Horn, T., … Harrysson, O. (2018), Applied Materials Today, 11, 264–269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2018.02.011
Correction to: Evaluation of Orientation Dependence of Fracture Toughness and Fatigue Crack Propagation Behavior of As-Deposited ARCAM EBM Ti-6Al-4V
Seifi, M., Dahar, M., Aman, R., Harrysson, O., Beuth, J., & Lewandowski, J. J. (2018), JOM, 70(3), 436–436. https://doi.org/10.1007/S11837-018-2736-0
Development of a modular computer-aided process planning (CAPP) system for additive-subtractive hybrid manufacturing of pockets, holes, and flat surfaces
Basinger, K. L., Keough, C. B., Webster, C. E., Wysk, R. A., Martin, T. M., & Harrysson, O. L. (2018), International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 96(5-8), 2407–2420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-1674-x
Improved osseointegration with as-built electron beam melted textured implants and improved peri-implant bone volume with whole body vibration
Ruppert, D. S., Harrysson, O. L. A., Marcellin-Little, D. J., Dahners, L. E., & Weinhold, P. S. (2018), MEDICAL ENGINEERING & PHYSICS, 58, 64–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2018.05.003
Effect of hypoeutectic boron additions on the grain size and mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V manufactured with powder bed electron beam additive manufacturing
Mahbooba, Z., West, H., Harrysson, O., Wojcieszynski, A., Dehoff, R., Nandwana, P., & Horn, T. (2017), JOM: the Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 69(3), 472–478. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-016-2210-9
Electron beam melted scaffolds for orthopedic applications
Eldesouky, I., Harrysson, O., West, H., & Elhofy, H. (2017), Additive Manufacturing, 17, 169–175. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.ADDMA.2017.08.005
Pre-clinical evaluation of the mechanical properties of a low-stiffness cement-injectable hip stem
Eldesouky, I., Harrysson, O., Marcellin-Little, D. J., West, H., & El-Hofy, H. (2017), Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 41(8), 681–691. https://doi.org/10.1080/03091902.2017.1394391
Three-dimensional assessment of curvature, torsion, and canal flare index of the humerus of skeletally mature nonchondrodystrophic dogs
Smith, E. J., Marcellin-Little, D. J., Harrysson, O. L. A., & Griffith, E. H. (2017), American Journal of Veterinary Research, 78(10), 1140–1149. https://doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.78.10.1140

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