Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Engineering Design

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

Publications

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2018

Study of bio-mimicry surfaces for optimization of coupling performance in wheelchair racing gloves

Clara Usma, N Volk, D Elderfield, P Collins

(2018), Vol. Volume 2, pp. 1-7, ISEA 2018 : Proceedings : The 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Brisbane, Queensland, E1

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Identifying lead users for user-centered design (UCD) in sports product development

Robert Leen, Clara Usma, Kaja Antlej, Paul Collins

(2018), Vol. Volume 2, pp. 1-6, ISEA 2018 : Proceedings : The 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, Brisbane, Queensland, E1

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2017

Shape optimisation of a snowboard binding highback. A case study of generative design process comparison

R Leen, K Antlej, C Usma Alvarez, P Collins

(2017), pp. 73-83, DesTech 2016: Proceedings of the International Conference on Design and Technology, Geelong, Vic., E1

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2016

Development and validation of a miniature programmable tDCS device

A Kouzani, S Jaberzadeh, M Zoghi, C Usma, M Parastarfeizabadi

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 192-198, IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering, Piscataway, N.J., C1

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Fabrication of biocompatible enclosures for an electronic implant using 3D printing

S Adams, A Kouzani, M Mohammed, C Usma Alvarez, S Tye

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 17-32, International journal of rapid manufacturing, Olney, Eng., C1

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User centric design, data analysis and performance of snowboard bindings

P Collins, R Leen, C Usma Alvarez

(2016), Vol. 147, pp. 437-442, Procedia engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

3D printed biocompatible enclosures for an implantable DBS microdevice

S Adams, A Kouzani, M Mohammed, C Usma Alvarez, S Tye

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 155-161, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Design and fabrication of a capacitance based wearable pressure sensor using e-textiles

A Arogbonlo, C Usma, A Kouzani, I Gibson

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 270-275, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Fabrication of force sensor circuits on wearable conductive textiles

C Usma, A Kouzani, J Chua, A Arogbonlo, S Adams, I Gibson

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 263-269, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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An approach for personalised product development

M Kajtaz, B Witherow, C Usma Alvarez, M Brandt, A Subic

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 191-198, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2014

User-centered design customization of rugby wheelchairs based on the Taguchi method

C Usma-Alvarez, F Fuss, A Subic

(2014), Vol. 136, pp. 041001-041001, Journal of Mechanical Design, United States, C1-1

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Are you a designer or an engineer? We are both. An insight into product design engineering through graduate reflection

B Kuys, C Usma-Alvarez, C Ranscombe

(2014), pp. 1353-1368, DRS 2014 : Designs big debates. Pushing the boundaries of design research : Proceedings of the Design Research Society 2016 Conference, Umea, Sweden, E1

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2011

Effects of rugby wheelchair design on output velocity and acceleration

C Usma-Alvarez, F Fuss, A Subic

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 315-321, Procedia Engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Development and Evaluation of a Perceptive Roll Control Ankle Support Brace for POD

Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Dr Jason Bonacci

  • 2016: $21,548

Industry and Other Funding

Development and Evaluation of a Perceptive Roll Control Ankle Support Brace for POD

Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Dr Jason Bonacci

  • 2015: $49,800

Sleep Safe Baby Bag Smart Monitoring System

Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield

  • 2015: $13,236

3D Printing for Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in Aid scenarios

Dr Mazher Mohammed, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield

  • 2017: $82,059

Proof of Concept Validation: Connections for Knee Brace Design

Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Jason Bonacci

  • 2017: $8,277

Gale Pacific Design Investigation

Dr Paul Collins, Dr Kaja Antlej, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield

  • 2017: $10,000

Geelong Orthotics Design Investigation

Dr Paul Collins, Dr Kaja Antlej, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Dr Mazher Mohammed

  • 2017: $10,000

Design and Development of Athletic Apparel with respect to Biomechanics

Dr Paul Collins, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Dr Jason Bonacci, Dr Samantha Hoffmann

  • 2018: $25,000
  • 2017: $15,000

Proof of Concept: Improved Mouthguard Design for Impact Sports

Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield, Dr Paul Collins, Dr Mariana Paulino, Mr Kris Hinck, Dr Samantha Hoffmann

  • 2017: $25,000

Design and Validation of Athletic Resistance Garment

Dr Paul Collins, Dr Mariana Paulino, Dr Samantha Hoffmann, Mr Kris Hinck, Dr Clara Usma-Mansfield

  • 2019: $24,592
  • 2018: $98,371

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2016

Vikram Ganapathy Nadar

Thesis entitled: A Wireless Networked Embedded System for Product Usage Monitoring

Master of Engineering, School of Engineering