Victor Barocas

University of Minnesota
Department of Biomedical Engineering
7-115 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA


Microstructural and multi-scale modeling; collagenous tissues; engineered tissues; failure of networks and tissues


Jeffrey W. Holmes

University of Virginia
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Box 800759
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA


Heart function; myocardial infarction; myocardial material properties; biaxial mechanical testing; anisotropy; compartmental models; agent-based models; finite-element models


Gerhard A. Holzapfel

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


Artery walls in health and disease; constitutive modeling of cross-linked actin networks; mechanics/modeling of the myocardium and the adipose tissue; mechanics of brain tissue


Peter McHugh

National University of Ireland, Galway
Discipline of Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Informatics
University Road
Galway, Ireland


Atherosclerotic plaque; permanent and biodegradable vascular stents; pulmonary and heart valve implants; cell mechanics


Robert McMeeking

University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering
CA 93106
California, USA


Bio-chemo-mechanical cell models; stress fiber formation and remodeling; cytoskeletal contractility; actomyosin cross-bridging; cell adhesion; focal adhesion formation and growth; signaling


Ray W. Ogden

University of Glasgow
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University Gardens
Glasgow G12 8QW, UK


The essential ingredients of continuum mechanics; constitutive modeling of fiber-reinforced materials; residual stresses and their influence on material response, with particular reference to arteries; elasticity of biopolymer filaments and networks