Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Research Postgraduate







Dyson BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am a third year PhD student, based at Dyson School of Design Engineering. I am currently funded by the Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies.

PhD project: Improving Helmet Design to Mitigate Blast Induced Traumatic Brain Injury.

Supervisor: Dr. Ghajari Mazdak.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Yu X, Azor A, Sharp DJ, et al., 2020, Mechanisms of tensile failure of cerebrospinal fluid in blast traumatic brain injury, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol:38, ISSN:2352-4316, Pages:1-9

Yu X, Ghajari M, 2019, An assessment of blast modelling techniques for injury biomechanics research, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol:35, ISSN:1069-8299, Pages:1-15

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