Professor Antoine Jérusalem

Associate Professor

Dr Antoine Jérusalem
Department of Engineering Science,
University of Oxford,
Parks Road,
OX1 3PJ,


  • Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics of Materials, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA (2007)
  • M.Sc. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA (2004)
  • Diplôme d’Ingénieur, Ecole Nationale de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, Toulouse, France (2004)

Research interests

  • Computational mechanics of materials
  • Multiscale and multiphysics mechanics
  • Brain mechanics
  • Ultrasound neuromodulation
  • TBI

Past Positions

  • 2012-2013 Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid, Spain
  • 2007-2012 Researcher (Head of the Computational Mechanics of Materials Group), IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid, Spain
  • 2007-2008 Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2007-2008 Private Consultant, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2002-2007 Research Assistant, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Current research projects

  • Humanoid -  Developing a humanoid bioreactor for tendon tissue engineering (2019-2023)
  • ASiMoV - Strategic Partnership in Computational Science for Advanced Simulation and Modelling of Engineering Systems. EPSRC Prosperity Partnership Grant (2018-2023)
  • VIANA - Applied Visual Analytics. Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (2018-2021)
  • The role of geometric-edge specification in cell growth mechanics and morphogenesis. BBSRC (2017-2020)
  • NeuroPulse - NeuroPulse: Electrophysiological-mechanical coupled pulses in neural membranes: a new paradigm for clinical therapy of SCI and TBI. EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Award (2016-2021)

Recent Publications

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Awards / Accomplishments

  • 2015 EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Award
  • 2015 EPSRC Fellow
  • 2014 Young Scientist Program (World Economic Forum)
  • 2012 ERC Starting Grant: Computational Multiscale Neuron Mechanics
  • 2009-2012 recipient of the Marie-Curie "Amarout Europe Programme" fellowship
  • 2009-2012 recipient of the Juan de la Cierva grant from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (2nd in the category Mechanical, Naval and Aeronautical Engineering): Advanced simulation techniques to analyze vulnerability of composite materials and structures
  • 2007 recipient of the MIT Student Leader Award in the category Outstanding Event for the 11th European Career Fair