Mara Aguilera Canon successfully defends her PhD

Mara Aguilera Canon

We are delighted to share the news that Mara Aguilera Canon has successfully defended her PhD entitled “Machine learning and augmented reality for total hip replacement simulation.”

Mara, who collaborated with ORI and the National Centre for Computer Animation, is now working as a virtual reality/augmented reality system developer at Bournemouth University. Mara’s role involves developing a patient-fitted augmented reality experience for anatomical examination.

Associate Professor Tom Wainwright said: “I am delighted that Mara has been awarded her doctorate, she has worked extremely hard and made a valuable contribution to the field of virtual reality surgical training.”