Melissa is a postdoctoral researcher/research fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She has recently submitted her PhD thesis on mechanical ventilation and ventilator-induced lung injury, using dynamic X-ray imaging to measure regional lung mechanics. She is a former Dean’s Scholar, and has an undergraduate double degree in mechanical engineering and arts (with honours) from Monash University.Read more about Melissa Preissner's research
Melissa Preissner's Articles
Airing ventilator concerns
Mechanical ventilation is saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it can also harm the lungs.