Imperial College London

Dr Jonathan Jeffers

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Reader in Mechanical Engineering



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715City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Highly Commended in Engineering category (supervisor of winner Melanie Tse): A National Joint Registry Biomechanical Comparison of Hip Resurfacing Implants Performance, The Global Undergraduate Awards, 2020
  • New Investigator Award (supervisor of winner Max Munford), British Orthopaedic Research Society, 2020
  • Top 10% downloaded paper: Effect of impaction energy on dynamic bone strains, fixation strength, and seating of cementless acetabular cups. Doyle, van Arkel & Jeffers, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2020
  • Lightening Talk Winner (supervisor of winner Jeff Clark), ToScA symposium, Southampton, 2019
  • Vicon Best Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project - Runner Up: Limiting impaction Force during Total Hip Arthroplasty (Supervisor of winner Ellie Westhead), Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, 2019
  • Top 20 downloaded paper in 2018-9, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2019
  • New Investigator Recognition Award (Supervisor of winner Geoff Ng), Orthopaedic Research Society, 2019
  • Excellence in Translational Science Award, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2019
  • Best Young Investigator Poster Award (Supervisor of winner Shaaz Ghouse), International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, London, 2018
  • Young Investigator Scholarship (Supervisor of winner Ruben Doyle)., International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, London, 2018
  • Andrew Sprowson Award for Translational Research: Hip capsular function after arthroplasty. Logishetty, van Arkel, Ng, Cobb, Muirhead-Allwood & Jeffers, British Orthopaedic Research Society, 2018
  • Lecturer of the Year, Imperial College Mech-Soc, 2018
  • Best podium presentation runner up prize (Supervisor of winner Jeff Clark), 9th International Workshop on Interfaces: New Frontiers in Biomaterials, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2018
  • Best Medical Engineering PhD project (Supervisor of winner Richard van Arkel), Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2017
  • IMechE award for outstanding final year project (Supervisor of winner Kathryn Sayer), Imperial College, 2016
  • Best paper on biomechanics in the field of arthroplasty, 27th Annual Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, Kyoto, 2014
  • TWI Prize for the best sports, healthcare and wellbeing technology project (Supervisor of winner Ben Desai), Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, 2013
  • Best scientific paper, Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty, Edinburgh, 2009

External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Engineering Council, 2010
  • Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), IMechE, 2010
  • Member of the Implants section of the Orthopaedic Research Society, ORS
  • Member of the Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Member of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty