Jesus Campo Uribe is a mechanical and biomedical engineer with experience in forensic investigations and the design and optimisation of medical devices and assistive technologies.
As a consulting engineer, Jesus works alongside our senior engineers and ergonomists to deliver ergonomics improvement solutions, as well as incident investigations for litigated personal injury matters.
Prior to commencing his career in Australia, Jesus worked in Venezuela designing and testing a novel prosthetic knee for low-income amputees. He was also involved in a project at the Royal Melbourne Hospital where he analysed wheelchair propulsion and stability on users with congenital disabilities.
Some examples of projects Jesus has helped deliver include:
- Ergonomics assessments of ambulance equipment for paramedics and improved tram driver cabins
- Ergonomics assessments of warehousing and production line tools and machinery for safety and compliance
- Manual handling risk assessments (warehouses, manufacturing)
Using his strong engineering and forensic capabilities, Jesus has helped deliver several expert engineering opinions relating to strain injuries, manual handling and product failure for litigated personal injury claims.
Some examples of incident investigations Jesus has been involved include:
- Slips, trips and fall incidents, including testing and measurement
- Manual handling injuries (medical centres, retail, warehouses)
- Incidents arising from unsafe use of power tools (angle grinders, impact drills)
- Machine guarding, plant failure or unintended action, suspended loads, systems of work
Jesus holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Biomedical Engineering with Business. Fluent in Spanish, he also holds a NAATI Spanish-English Interpreting Certification.
When he is not in the office, Jesus enjoys playing tennis, as well as coaching visually impaired kids and adults in this great sport.
Awards & Achievements
- 2019: Certified Provisional Interpreter (Spanish-English) status with NAATI
- 2019: Presented at the Oceania Seating Symposium (OSS 2019) on “Tipping the Balance – evaluating centre of gravity to optimise propulsion and stability” in wheelchairs
- 2019: Presented at the 13th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2019) on “Mechanical optimisation of a prosthetic knee for low-income Venezuelan amputees”
- 2018: Presented at the Australian Assistive Technology Conference (AATC) on “Mechanical optimisation of a prosthetic knee for low-income Venezuelan amputees”
- 2016: Awarded 3rd place at the Medical Device Innovation Hackathon, conferred by Research Platforms Services, at The University of Melbourne
Memberships, Societies and Associations
- Member of Engineers Australia (Mechanical and Biomedical Professional Engineer)
- Member of Forensic Engineers Society of Australia (FESA)
Tel: (03) 9376 1844