Johannes Weickenmeier

Assistant Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Building: Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Room: E206

Phone: (201) 216-5527

Fax: (201) 216-5541

Email: jweicken@stevens.edu

Website

Research

Computational Multiphysics
Experimental Characterization of Soft Tissues
Brain Mechanics
Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

General Information

01/2018-present, Assistant Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

05/2015-12/2017, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

03/2011-03/2015, Research and Teaching Assistant, ETH Zurich, CH-Zurich

Institutional Service
  • Student Research Programs Chair
  • Undergraduate Research Program Chair
  • Organizer Summer Undergraduate Research Program Chair
  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Organizer ME Research Day Chair
  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Graduate Committee Member
  • SES Advisory Committee on Advanced Computing Chair
  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Graduate Committee Member
Professional Service
  • WCCM Organizer: Mechanics-Driven Modeling of Cells and Biological Tissues
  • National Science Foundation GRFP Reviewer
  • NSF - The Computational Mechanics Vision and Future Challenges Workshop Participant
Professional Societies
  • ASME – The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
  • BMES – The Biomedical Engineering Society Member
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Weickenmeier, J. (2020). Running A Virtual Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Lessons learned. Paper presented at 2020 Fall ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting (pp. 11). 2020 Fall ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting.
Journal Article
  1. Wang, Z.; Martin, B.; Weickenmeier, J.; Garikipati, K. (2021). An inverse modelling study on the local volume changes during early morphoelastic growth of the fetal human brain. Brain Multiphysics (vol. 2, pp. 100023). Elsevier.
  2. Schäfer, A.; Weickenmeier, J.; Kuhl, E. (2019). The interplay of biochemical and biomechanical degeneration in Alzheimer's disease. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (vol. 352, pp. 369-388).
  3. Weickenmeier, J.; Jucker, M.; Goriely, A.; Kuhl, E. (2019). A physics-based model explains the prion-like features of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (vol. 124, pp. 264-281).
  4. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; Wintermark, M.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (vol. 84, pp. 88--98).
  5. Weickenmeier, J.; Kuhl, E.; Goriely, A. (2018). Multiphysics of Prionlike Diseases: Progression and Atrophy. Physical Review Letters (15 ed., vol. 121).
  6. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; de Rooij, R.; Ovaert, T.; Ehman, R. L.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Brain stiffens post mortem. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials (vol. 84, pp. 88--98). Elsevier.
  7. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; Wintermark, M.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Magnetic resonance elastography of the brain: a comparison between pigs and humans. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials (vol. 77, pp. 702--710). Elsevier.
  8. Pensalfini, M.; Weickenmeier, J.; Rominger, M.; Santoprete, R.; Distler, O.; Mazza, E. (2018). Location-specific mechanical response and morphology of facial soft tissues. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (vol. 78, pp. 108-115).
  9. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; Wintermark, M.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Magnetic resonance elastography of the brain: a comparison between pigs and humans. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials (vol. 77, pp. 702--710). Elsevier.
  10. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; de Rooij, R.; Ovaert, T.; Ehman, R. L.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Brain stiffens post mortem. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials (vol. 84, pp. 88--98). Elsevier.
  11. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Ozkaya, E.; Wintermark, M.; Pauly, K. B.; Kuhl, E. (2018). Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (vol. 84, pp. 88--98).
  12. Weickenmeier, J.. Running A Virtual Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Lessons learned. 2020 Fall ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting, https://peer.asee.org/36054.
  13. Weickenmeier, J.; Kurt, M.; Kuhl, E.. RHEOLOGY OF THE PORCINE BRAIN UNDER EXTREME METABOLIC CHANGES.