Frank P.T. Baaijens

Eindhoven University of Technology
Department of Biomedical Engineering
WH 4.137
5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

E-mail: F.P.T.Baaijens@tue.nl
www.mate.tue.nl/mate/showemp.php/11

Mechanics and tissue engineering of heart valves; collagen mechanics, remodelling, synthesis and degradation; actin cytoskeleton; muscle damage etiology – computation

 

Alain Goriely

University of Oxford
Mathematical Institute
24-29 St Giles'
Oxford OX1 3LB, UK

E-mail: Alain.Goriely@maths.ox.ac.uk
www.maths.ox.ac.uk/contact/details/goriely

Topology, geometry and mechanics of biofilaments – applications to macromolecules, plants and neurons; modeling growth with applications to plants, bones, neurons, tissues and tumours; morphogenesis and stability of soft tissues

 

Gerhard A. Holzapfel

Graz University of Technology
Institute of Biomechanics
Center of Biomedical Engineering
Kronesgasse 5-I
8010 Graz, Austria

E-mail: holzapfel@tugraz.at
www.biomech.tugraz.at

Structure and function of artery walls in health and disease; mechanics, mechanobiology, and modeling of abdominal aortas and aneurysms; multi-scale modeling of biopolymer networks; modeling of smooth muscle activation

 

Ellen Kuhl

Stanford University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
440 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3030, USA

E-mail: ekuhl@stanford.edu
soe.stanford.edu/research/layout.php?sunetid=ekuhl

Electrophysiology – from action potentials to electro-cardiograms, electromechanics – from actin-myosin sliding to cardiac output and related FE models; electrochemistry: from channelrhodopsin to pacing hearts with light, acute and chronic cardiac disease; dynamics of the mitral valve

 

Chwee Teck Lim

National University of Singapore
Department of Mechanical Engineering
9 Engineering Drive 1
Singapore 117576, Singapore

E-mail: ctlim@nus.edu.sg
http://me.nus.edu.sg/popup_personnalprofile.php?staffid=77

Mechanical models for living cells; experimental techniques for cell and molecular mechanics; human disease biomechanics, focus on malaria and on cancer; cell migration studies in 2D and 3D

 

Ray W. Ogden

University of Aberdeen
6th Century Chair in Solid Mechanics
Fraser Noble Building
Aberdeen AB24 3UE, UK

E-mail: r.ogden@abdn.ac.uk
www.abdn.ac.uk/engineering/people/details.php?id=r.ogden

Elements of continuum mechanics; mechanics of a biopolymer filament; constitutive modelling of the myocardium; residual stresses with applications to arterial modelling; notions of stability

 

Kevin K. Parker

Harvard University
Disease Biophysics Group
29 Oxford St., Pierce Hall 321
Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

E-mail: kkparker@seas.harvard.edu
www.seas.harvard.edu/directory/kkparker

Mechanics of the developing heart; mechanics of the cardiac cycle; cell/tissue mechanics of the cardiac myocyte including background on how a cell builds itself; from cell to tissue mechanics in the diseased heart