Dr. Payman Afshari

Johnson and Johnson

Sr. Principal Engineer


Dr. Payman Afshari is a Sr. principal engineer at the DePuy Synthes, Johnson and Johnson. He has more than 15 years of experience in applying computational modeling and simulation (M&S) to address challenging problems in design and manufacturing of spinal implants. For more than 10 years, he has been involved in promoting the use of M&S across product life cycle including regulatory evidence generation. Currently, he is vice-chair of ASME V&V40 subcommittee, an active member of ASTM, the Avicenna Alliance, A European predictive medicine organization, Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) and InSilcioUK initiative. He has co-authored several publication in the area of verification, validation and uncertainty quantification of models in medical device development and regulatory applications.