Imperial College London

Dr Nicolas Newell

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Imperial College Research Fellow



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Nic is an Imperial College Research Fellow focusing his research in the area of spine biomechanics. He graduated with an MEng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Durham University in 2009. He finished his PhD in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London in 2013 before moving to Queensland University of Technology for a postdoc (2013-2015) and returning to Imperial for a second postdoc in the Department of Bioengineering (2015-2018). He started his Fellowship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in November 2018.



Soltani S, Nogaro MC, Rougelot C, et al., 2019, Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas in children, European Spine Journal, Vol:28, ISSN:0940-6719, Pages:2229-2236

Newell N, Carpanen D, Grigoriadis G, et al., Material properties of human lumbar intervertebral discs across strain rates, Spine Journal, ISSN:1529-9430

Newell N, Carpanen D, Evans JH, et al., 2019, Mechanical function of the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc under high rates of loading, Spine, ISSN:0362-2436

Nguyen T-T, Pearce AP, Carpanen D, et al., 2019, Experimental platforms to study blast injury, Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, Vol:165, ISSN:2052-0468, Pages:33-37

Grigoriadis G, Carpanen D, Webster CE, et al., 2019, Lower limb posture affects the mechanism of injury in under-body blast, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol:47, ISSN:0090-6964, Pages:306-316

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