Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Visiting Professor







Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Professor (Col) Jon Clasper MBA DPhil DM FRCSEd(Orth) Clinical Lead

Jon qualified from Glasgow University in 1986 and completed his basic surgical training in the armed forces. His higher surgical training included a year at the major trauma centre in Baltimore, USA, and 3 years at Oxford. His clinical post is Consultant Trauma and Upper Limb Surgeon at Frimley Park NHS Foundation Trust. As Defence Professor in Trauma and Orthopaedics he is responsible for the orthopaedic research focus of the British military which is a joint post between the military and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Jon was a founding member of Imperial Blast. He is the author of a number of book chapters and of specific papers on trauma and upper limb surgery and has gained doctorates in both Medicine and Philosophy. In 2010 Jon was appointed as a Visiting Professor in Bioengineering at Imperial College London.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Bonner TJ, Eardley WGP, Newell N, et al., 2011, Accurate placement of a pelvic binder improves reduction of unstable fractures of the pelvic ring, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume, Vol:93B, ISSN:0301-620X, Pages:1524-1528

Ramasamy A, Hill AM, Masouros S, et al., 2011, Blast-related fracture patterns: a forensic biomechanical approach, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:8, ISSN:1742-5689, Pages:689-698

Brown KV, Ramasamy A, McLeod J, et al., 2009, Predicting the Need for Early Amputation in Ballistic Mangled Extremity Injuries, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care, Vol:66, ISSN:0022-5282, Pages:S93-S97

Ramasamy A, Harrisson SE, Clasper JC, et al., 2008, Injuries From Roadside Improvised Explosive Devices, Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care, Vol:65, ISSN:0022-5282, Pages:910-914

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