Imperial College London

DrRichard Janvan Arkel

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594 6157r.vanarkel




719City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Excellence in Translational Science Award: Additive manufactured push‐fit implant fixation with screw‐strength pull out, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2018
  • Andrew Sprowson Award for Translational Research: Hip capsular function after arthroplasty, British Orthopaedic Research Society, 2018
  • DePuy Prize for Best Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Project between 2015/16, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2017
  • IMechE Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 2011
  • Engineering Leadership Advanced Award, Royal Academy of Engineers, 2009
  • Student Biomechanics Award for the best paper on biomechanics in the field of arthroplasty, The 27th Annual Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, Kyoto, Japan, 24-27th September 2014

Membership of Professional Bodies


  • International Travelling Fellowship, British Orthopaedic Research Society/Bone and Joint Research, 2018 - 2018