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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Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), L'Institut national polytechnique de Toulouse (INP), Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier (UPS)

Professor Sylvie Lorthois

Position: Directeur de Recherche CNRS

Research interests: Blood flow and mass transfers in the brain microcirculation, Interactions between brain microcirculation and cerebro-spinal fluid dynamics, Physical bases of perfusion and functional brain imaging, Impact of ageing and neurodegenerative disease, Vascular morphogenesis, Red Blood Cell suspension flows in microfluidic networks

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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: Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neuroscience, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director, Center for Paralysis Research College of Veterinary Medicine Weldon School of 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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Washington University in St. Louis

Professor Philip Bayly

Position: Department Chair & The Lilyan & E. Lisle Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Professor Bayly studies impact, vibration, wave motion, and instability in mechanical and biomedical systems. He uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate the mechanics of brain injury and brain development. He also studies the nonlinear dynamic phenomena that underlie the oscillatory movements of cells and microorganisms.

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