- Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
- Post-Doc, Johns Hopkins University
Vascular Mechanics and Mechanobiology: computational models for understanding vascular disease progression and designing clinical interventions; genetic models for elucidating the genetic basis of arterial stiffness and related diseases; tissue engineering; and cell-based experiments for studying changes in gene expression due to altered mechanical stimuli.
Selected Awards & Honors:
- H.R. Lissner Medal, ASME
- Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni, Georgia Tech
- Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Bioengineering Division)
- Regents Professor, Texas A&M University System
- Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
- First Award, National Institutes of Health
- Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation
- YC Fung Young Investigator Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineering
- Young Scientist Award, American Society of Biomechanics
- Niklason LE, Yeh AT, Calle E, Bai Y, Valentin A, Humphrey JD (2009) Enabling tools for engineered collagenous tissues, bioreactor design, intravital imaging, and biomechanical modeling. Proc Nat Acad Sci 107: 3335-3339.
- Valentin A, Humphrey JD (2009) Evaluation of fundamental hypotheses in constrained mixture models of arterial growth and remodeling. Phil Trans Roy Soc Lond A 367: 3585-3606.
- Cardamone L, Valentin A, Eberth JF, Humphrey JD (2009) Origin of axial prestress and residual stress in arteries. Biomech Model Mechanobiol 8: 431-446.
- Eberth JF, Gresham VC, Reddy AK, Popovic N, Wilson E, Humphrey JD (2009) Importance of pulsatility in hypertensive carotid artery growth and remodeling. J Hyperten 27: 2010-2021.
- Humphrey JD, CA Taylor (2008) Intracranial and abdominal aortic aneurysms: Similarities, differences and need for a new class of computational models. Ann Rev Biomed Engr 10: 221-246.
- Program Chair, 2014 World Congress of Biomechanics
- Co-Editor in Chief, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology (2001-2011)
- Member, Modeling and Analysis of Biological Systems (MABS) Study Section, NIH
- Member, World Council of Biomechanics
- Executive Committee, US National Committee of Biomechanics
- Humphrey JD. Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics: Cells, Tissues, and Organs. Springer-Verlag, NY, 2002.
- Cowin SC and Humphrey JD (editors). Cardiovascular Soft Tissue Mechanics, Kluwer, Netherlands, 2002.
- Humphrey JD and Delange SL. An Introduction to Biomechanics: Solids and Fluids, Analysis and Design. Springer Verlag, NY, 2004.
- Humphrey JD and Holmes JW. Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering. Morgan & Claypool, CO, 2009.