Lars E. Olson, Ph.D.

Lars E. Olson, Ph.D.

Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Office: Olin Engineering, 206
E-mail: lars.olson@marquette.edu
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Research interests

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 1993, Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
M.S., 1989, Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
B.S., 1987, Electrical Engineering, Tulane University

Selected recent publications

LaDisa J.F. Jr., Olson, L.E., Douglas H.A., Warltier D.C., Kersten J.R., and Pagel P.S. Alterations in regional vascular geometry produced by theoretical stent implantation influence distributions of wall shear stress: analysis of a curved coronary artery using 3D computational fluid dynamics modeling. Biomedical Engineering Online. 5:40, 2006.

LaDisa J.F. Jr., Olson, L.E., Hettrick D.A., Warltier D.C., Kersten J.R., and Pagel P.S. Axial stent strut angle influences wall shear stress after stent implantation: analysis using 3D computational fluid dynamics models of stent foreshortening. Biomedical Engineering Online. 4:59, 2005.

Ladisa, J.F. Jr., Olson, L.E., Ropella, K.M., Molthen, R.C., Haworth S.T., Kersten, J.R., Warltier, D.C., Pagel, P.S. Microfocal X-Ray computed tomography post-processing operations for optimizing reconstruction volumes of stented arteries during 3D computational fluid dynamics modeling. Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. 79(2):121-134, 2005.

Ladisa, J.F. Jr., Olson, L.E., Molthen, R.C., Hettrick, D.A., Pratt, P.F. Hardel, M.D., Kersten, J.R., Warltier, D.C., and Pagel, P.S. Alterations in wall shear stress predict sites of neointimal hyperplasia after stent implantation in rabbit iliac arteries. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 288(5):H2465-75, 2005.

Ladisa, J.F. Jr., Olson, L.E., Guler, I., Hettrick, D.A., Kersten, J.R., Warltier, D.C., and Pagel, P.S. Circumferential vascular deformation after stent implantation alters wall shear stress evaluated with time-dependent 3D computational fluid dynamics models. J. Appl. Physiol. 98(3): 947-57, 2005.


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