Nicolo Malagutti



Medical applications of engineering, engineering modelling and simulation, medical devices, systems physiology, sleep science, biomechanics.


Dr Malagutti is the project lead for The Big Sleep ACT, an applied, multidisciplinary research project which aims to establish a sleep research dataset through collation, curation, and organisation of clinical records from a large existing database of sleep patients from the ACT and surrounding region. More details can be found here. Dr Malagutti is currently supervising projects including: Automated morphological characterisation of the human knee joint for personalised arthroplasty, Impact of joint alignment on artificial knee kinematics, and Inference from medical record information using graph databases.


Since 2013, Dr Malagutti has held the position of Adjunct Lecturer and Lecturer at ANU, whilst also working as a biomedical engineer with the Canberra Sleep Clinic. Dr Malagutti received his Doctor of Philosophy from the ANU in 2013, with a thesis entitled On the automatic closed-loop administration of medicinal drugs.

Activities & Awards

Dr Malagutti is the course convenor for several courses, including ENGN2217 Mechanical Systems and Design, ENGN4811 Biomechanics and Biomaterials, and ENGN6213 Digital Systems and Microprocessors,

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