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Education/Academic qualification

PGdip in Biomechanics, university strathclyde

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

External positions

Appointment to CEBE scientific advisory committee, College of Medicine and health sciences, university of Rwanda

31 Mar 2021 → …

co-editor, Canadian Prosthetics & Orthotics Journal

1 Jan 2018 → …

Hon. Senior Lecturer, College of Medicine and health sciences, university of Rwanda

18 Aug 2016 → …

External examiner, College of Medicine and health sciences, university of Rwanda

2015 → …

Scientific R&D lead, Legbank

2014 → …


  • product development
  • Rehabilitation
  • prosthetics
  • Sensors
  • Sensor Networks
  • Ageing
  • medical devices
  • smart materials
  • Education (General)
  • Bioengineering
  • biomarker development
  • body device interface
  • low-income countries
  • Project management (disruption and delay analysis), strategic management, research methodology (Action Research)

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Projects 2004 2019

LegBank project Google

Buis, A. & Day, S.



Project: Research

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP - University of Strathclyde) | Copeland, Richard

Buis, A., Giardini, M. & Copeland, R.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)


Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 1997 2019

A feasibility study to investigate if there is a correlation between soft tissue deformation and acoustic emission

Buis, A., Guarato, F., Law, J., Ralston, Z. & Courtney, A., 28 Aug 2018, In : Canadian Prosthetics & Orthotics Journal. 1, 1, 12 p., 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acoustic emissions

Dynamic alignment using external socket reaction moments in trans-tibial amputees

Jonkergouw, N., Prins, M. R., van der Wurff, P., Gijsbers, J., Houdijk, H. & Buis, A. W. P., 13 Nov 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 68, p. 122-129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Prostheses and Implants


A wearable platform for monitoring the tissue viability of lower limb amputees

Author: Mathur, N., 1 Jul 2016

Supervisor: Glesk, I. (Supervisor) & Buis, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The design of a prosthetic foot unit for use in developing countries

Author: Connolly, P., 1 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Buis, A. (Supervisor) & Rowe, P. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Cordaid social adventure

Adrianus Buis (Recipient), 8 Dec 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

The Netherlands

the legbank initiative

Adrianus Buis (Recipient), 19 Nov 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

World Bank
social partnership
United Nations

Activities 2005 2018

international cancer institute directors meeting

Buis, A. (Participant)
11 Jul 201813 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

initiatives for change

Buis, A. (Participant), Day, S. (Participant)
1 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference


A Legbank for Colombia

Arjan Buis (Participant), Sarah Day (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalHealth and welfare - new products, guidelines and services, Economic and commerce

Engagement with the Prosthetic and orthotic clinic of the Ministry of social affairs, Banjul, The Gambia

Arjan Buis (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalQuality of life and safety