She has contributed to a diverse range of projects involving design, prototype development, and a combination of organic and mechanical geometries. She has worked with various 3D technologies from data acquisition and digital construction to physical manufacturing.
Her artistic side has lead her on explorations with nature photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and computer graphics. She is open to collaborations and commission requests.
Biomedical Models & Anatomical Engineering
Danice’s technical work has focused on the creation of custom and patient-specific anatomical models for various medical applications including surgical planning, implant design, medical device testing, biomedical research, and healthcare training.
She has contributed to the production and development of models used in implant dentistry, craniofacial surgery, cardiovascular and orthopedic studies, neurosurgical simulation, radiology and oncology research, forensic investigation, and pharmaceutical illustration.
Prototype Design & CAD Modeling
She has also helped inventors and entrepreneurs develop initial concepts into further refined mechanically-oriented designs and physical prototypes of various subject matter from molded electrical housing components and medical device packaging to novelty-themed beverage vessels and artistically sculpted motorcycle helmets.
Wet Laboratory Experience
Beyond the office, workshop, and studio, Danice has also spent some time in biological and chemical laboratories while observing cell cultures and learning about organic compound purification.
Skills & Industrial Knowledge
Some of her skills and industrial knowledge pertain the following:
- CAD / CAM
- Mesh-based 3D modeling
- File cleanup for 3D printing / NURBS surfacing / rendering
- 3D data acquisition & metrology
- Medical image processing (manual and semi-autonomous)
- Reverse engineering
- Various 3d printing / additive manufacturing technologies
- Low-tempurature resin casting
- Mechanical part finishing & surface treatments
- CNC milling
- Data management & statistical analysis
- Basic microscopy, IHC, & cell culture techniques
Her other interests include biodiversity, biologically inspired design, effective storytelling, and interactive media.
She supports efforts for technological improvements in healthcare, renewable energy, sustainability, environmental protection, educational outreach.
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“Danice is a superb biomedical engineer & a great colleague. She boldly undertakes challenges, finding & mastering new software or fabrication techniques quickly to solve problems. Bringing her artistic talents to bear, her designs are both effective & beautiful. She speaks softly, but w/great wisdom & insight, so she is a wonderful addition to any engineering team.”
President, Biomedical Modeling, Inc.