IBMTL Directors

Professor Alain Goriely

Position: Professor of Mathematical Modelling / IBMTL Co-Director

Research interests: Mathematics: Mathematical modelling

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Professor Antoine Jérusalem

Position: Associate Professor / IBMTL Co-Director

Research interests: Engineering: Computational mechanics of materials

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Cardiff University

Dr Angela Mihai

Position: Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Research interests: Mathematics: Mathematical modelling, Optimisation

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Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Philip R. LeDuc

Position: William J. Brown Professor, Director, Center for the Mechanics and Engineering of Cellular SystemsEngineering

Research interests: Cell mechanics, micro-/nano-technology, systems engineering

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Columbia University

Professor Barclay Morrison

Position: Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Vice Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Research interests: Biomechanics of traumatic brain injury; cellular pathobiology responsible for post-traumatic cell dysfunction.

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Graz University of Technology

Professor Gerhard Holzapfel

Position: Professor, Head of Institute

Research interests: Biomechanics: Solid/continuum mechanics

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Institut de Biologie Paris Seine

Dr Marie Breau

Position: Group Leader and INSERM Researcher

Research interests: Developmental neurobiology, Neuromechanics, Role of forces in axon growth and fasciculation.

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Lurtis Limited

Professor José-Maria Peña

Position: Director (Associate Professor in Computer Science from the Technical University of Madrid (on industrial leave))

Research interests: Computer Science: Supercomputing, data mining, neuroinformatics, image processing

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Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Light

Professor Jochen Guck

Position: Director and Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Light

Research interests: Biophysics, Cell Mechanics, CNS Tissue Mechanics, Mechanosensing, Spinal Cord Repair

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Mississippi State University

Dr Raj Prabhu

Position: Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiscale Modeling, Finite Element Modeling, Soft Tissue Dynamic Mechanical Testing, Bio-Inspired Design

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National University of Ireland, Galway

Professor Michel Destrade

Position: Professor, Chair of Applied Mathematics

Research interests: Mathematics: Mathematical modelling, biomechanics.

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Purdue University

Professor Riyi Shi

Position: Professor of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying nerve damage and recovery. Tissue Engineering in mammalian nervous system: polymer-based tissue repair and biomechanics of spinal cord injury

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Sorbonne University, Paris

Professor Alain Trembleau

Position: Professor of Neuroscience

Research interests: Developmental neuroscience, Neuromechanics, Axon guidance and axon:axon interactions.

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Stanford University

Professor Ellen Kuhl

Position: Professor

Research interests: Engineering: Computational biomechanics

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Stevens Institute of Technology

Professor Mehmet Kurt

Position: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Brain biomechanics, mechanical neuroimaging, preventive equipment design in contact sports.

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Dr Johannes Weickenmeier

Position: Assistant Professor

Research interests: Computational biomechanics; mechanical neuroimaging; mechanical brain tissue testing.

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Swansea University

Dr Noemi Picco

Position: Lecturer

Research interests: Development and evolution of the cerebral cortex, mathematical and computational modelling in biology .

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Technical University of Madrid

Professor Fernando Maestú

Position: Professor in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience

Research interests: Cognitive Psychology: MEG/EEG recording for TBI treatment surveillance and prediction

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University College London

Dr Rebecca Shipley

Position: Reader in Biomechanics

Research interests: Drug delivery, Biomechanical, Mathematical and Computational Modelling, Tissue Engineering, Cardiovascular Biomechanics, Neuro-biomechanics, Cancer Biomechanics

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Professor Yiannis Ventikos

Position: Kennedy Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of Department

Research interests: Transport phenomena and fluid mechanics as applied to biomedical engineering problems, energy, innovative industrial processes and biocomplexity. Computational modelling from fundamental to applied.

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University of Cambridge

Dr Ari Ercole

Position: Consultant in Neurointensive Care (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust) and Associate PI, Division of Anaesthesia (University of Cambridge)

Research interests: Neurointensive care informatics, Healthcare technology, Signal processing, Computing, Data analysis, Sensing, Physics

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Dr Kristian Franze

Position: Lecturer, MRC Fellow

Research interests: Mechanobiology: Developmental Neuroscience, Neuronal Regeneration

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Professor Michael Sutcliffe

Position: Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Head of the Biomechanics Group

Research interests: Traumatic brain injury, soft tissue mechanics, arteries, composites.

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University of Glasgow

Dr Peter Stewart

Position: Senior Lecturer (Mathematics)

Research interests: Mathematics: Continuum mechanics

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University of Milan

Dr Carsten Schulte

Position: Researcher, Ph.D

Research interests: Mechanobiology, Cell adhesion and migration, Neuronal differentiation, Biomaterials, Integrin signalling.

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University of Nottingham

Professor Stam Sotiropoulos

Position: Honorary Research Fellow, FMRIB Analysis (Associate Professor, University of Nottingham)

Research interests: Neuroimaging, Brain connectivity/Connectome estimation, Diffusion MRI analysis, Functional MRI analysis, Brain microstructure & Biophysical modelling, Bayesian inference, Machine learning, Numerical Methods, Image processing & analysis.

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University of Oxford

Dr Joana Cabral

Position: Postdoc Research Scientist

Research interests: Brain network dynamics; Coupling mechanisms; Brain function.

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Professor Robin Cleveland

Position: Professor of Engineering Science

Research interests: Engineering: Shock wave/ultrasound physics

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Professor Sonia Contera

Position: Associate Professor

Research interests: Physics: Nanoscience in medicine, biological physics, scanning probe microscopy

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Mr Jayaratnam Jayamohan

Position: Neurosurgeon

Research interests: Clinical: Paediatric neurosurgery, craniofacial surgery

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Dr Damian Jenkins

Position: Fellow in Medicine, St Hugh’s, and Army TBI Research Fellow

Research interests: Neurodegeneration in brain injury and dementia, cognitive neuroscience

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Professor Morten Kringelbach

Position: Team Leader, Hedonia: Transnational Research Group

Research interests: Understanding hedonia (pleasure) and eudaimonia (the life well-lived). Using advanced neuroimaging, neurosurgical and computational methods to understand brain function.

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Mr Tim Lawrence

Position: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Research Fellow

Research interests: Imaging biomarkers in acute traumatic brain injury

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Professor Zoltán Molnár

Position: Professor of Developmental Neuroscience (DPAG) and Tutor in Human Anatomy (St John’s College)

Research interests: Development and evolution of cerebral cortex.

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Professor Mark Thompson

Position: Associate Professor

Research interests: Engineering: Biomechanics

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Dr Natalie Voets

Position: Research Fellow

Research interests: Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging approaches to monitor brain injury and repair following trauma and neurosurgery

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Professor Cathy (Hua) Ye

Position: Associate Professor

Research interests: Engineering: Tissue engineering / stem cells

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University Pierre & Marie Curie

Dr Fatiha Nothias

Position: Research Director at CNRS

Research interests: Neuroscience: Axon regeneration and growth.

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Dr Jean-Michel Peyrin

Position: Research Director at CNRS

Research interests: Microtechnologies, Microfluidics, Neuronal Networks Collapse, Axonal Degeneration.

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