Imperial College London

Dr Joseph van Batenburg-Sherwood

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering




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Joseph van Batenburg-Sherwood is a Lecturer in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London. He has an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from King’s College London and a PhD in Biofluid Dynamics from University College London.

His research covers multiple aspects of biofluid dynamics, with a focus on experimental techniques to yield precise data on microscale biological flows. His particular interests include the effects of altered red blood cell properties in microvascular diseases, the role of aqueous humour flow in intraocular pressure regulation and ventilator design for resource-limited settings.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Madekurozwa M, Reina-Torres E, Overby DR, et al., 2022, Measurement of postmortem outflow facility using iPerfusion., Experimental Eye Research, Vol:220, ISSN:0014-4835, Pages:109103-109103

van Batenburg-Sherwood J, Balabani S, 2022, Continuum microhaemodynamics modelling using inverse rheology, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, ISSN:1617-7940

Jamal A, Mongelli M, Vidotto M, et al., 2021, Infusion mechanisms in brain white matter and its dependence of microstructure: an experimental study of hydraulic permeability, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol:68, ISSN:0018-9294, Pages:1229-1237

Madekurozwa M, Stamer WD, Reina-Torres E, et al., 2021, The ocular pulse decreases aqueous humor outflow resistance by stimulating nitric oxide production., Am J Physiol Cell Physiol, Vol:320, Pages:C652-C665

Sherwood JM, Stamer WD, Overby DR, 2019, A model of the oscillatory mechanical forces in the conventional outflow pathway, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:16, ISSN:1742-5662

Sherwood JM, Reina-Torres E, Bertrand J, et al., 2016, Measurement of outflow facility using iPerfusion, PLOS One, Vol:11, ISSN:1932-6203, Pages:1-29

Sherwood JM, Holmes D, Kaliviotis E, et al., 2014, Spatial Distributions of Red Blood Cells Significantly Alter Local Haemodynamics, PLOS One, Vol:9, ISSN:1932-6203

Sherwood JM, Kaliviotis E, Dusting J, et al., 2014, Hematocrit, viscosity and velocity distributions of aggregating and non-aggregating blood in a bifurcating microchannel, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, Vol:13, ISSN:1617-7959, Pages:259-273

Sherwood JM, Dusting J, Kaliviotis E, et al., 2012, The effect of red blood cell aggregation on velocity and cell-depleted layer characteristics of blood in a bifurcating microchannel, Biomicrofluidics, Vol:6, ISSN:1932-1058

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