J.D. Humphrey received the Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics from The Georgia Institute of Technology and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Medicine - Cardiovascular at the Johns Hopkins University. He is currently John C. Malone Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Yale. He has authored a graduate textbook (Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics), co-authored an undergraduate textbook (An Introduction to Biomechanics), co-authored a handbook (Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering), co-edited a research text (Cardiovascular Soft Tissue Mechanics), published chapters in 20+ other books or encyclopedias, and published 230+ archival journal papers. He served for 10 years as founding co-editor-in-chief for the international journal Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology and currently serves as Chair of the US National Committee on Biomechanics. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Education & Training
|PhD||Georgia Institute of Technology (1985)|
Biomechanical Simulation of Evolving Aortic Aneurysms for Designing Intervention Graz, Austria (2010 - 2014)
The goal of this project is to develop a computational model of an evolving abdominal aortic aneurysm and to use the model to understand better the mechanobiological factors that lead to lesion enlargement versus rupture.
Biochemomechanics of Intraluminal Thrombus in Aortic Aneurysms Zagreb, Croatia (2010 - 2014)
The goal of this project is to develop a computational model of an evolving intraluminal thrombus and to study its effects on the stability of abdominal aortic aneurysms.