A. Goriely, H. Alawiye, Ellen Kuhl, Revisiting the wrinkling of elastic bilayers I: linear analysis, Philosophical Transactions A. 2019. Forthcoming.


j191 M. Holland, S. Budday, A. Goriely, E. Kuhl. Symmetry breaking in wrinkling patterns: Gyri are universally thicker than sulci. Physical Review Letters. 2019. Forthcoming.


j189 Johannes Weickenmeier, Mathias Jucker, Alain Goriely, Ellen Kuhl. A physics-based model explains the prion-like features of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2019.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.10.013



j185 Johannes Weickenmeier, Ellen Kuhl, and Alain Goriely. The multiphysics of prion-like diseases: progression and atrophy. Physical Review Letters. 2018. 121, 158101.

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.158101


j182 A. Goriely, J. Weickenmeier, E. Kuhl. Gehirnmechanik? Rundbrief: GESELLSCHAFT FÜR ANGEWANDTE MATHEMATIK UND MECHANIK. 2018. 1. 10-16.



j170 L.A. Mihai, S. Budday, G. A. Holzapfel, E. Kuhl, A. Goriely. A family of hyperelastic models for human brain tissue. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2017. 106. 60-79.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2017.05.015


j169 J. Weickenmeier, C. Fischer, D. Carter, E. Kuhl, & A. Goriely. Geometrical, and Physical Constraints in Skull Growth. Physical Review Letters. 2017. 118. 248101.

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.248101


j160 G. Lang, S. Waters, D. Vella, and A. Goriely. Axonal buckling following stretch injury. Journal of Elasticity. 2017. 129. 1–2. 239–256.



j156 J. Weickenmeier, P. Saez, E. Kuhl and A. Goriely. Bulging brains. Journal of Elasticity. 2016.

DOI: 10.1007/s10659-016-9606-1

j155 Namchul Cho, Feng Li, Bekir Turedi, Lutfan Sinatra, Smritakshi P. Sarmah, Manas R. Parida, Makhsud I. Saidaminov, Banavoth Murali, Victor M. Burlakov, Omar F. Mohammed, Tom Wu, and Osman M. Bakr and Alain Goriely. Pure crystal orientation and anisotropic charge transport in large-area hybrid perovskite films. Nature Communications. 2016. 7.

DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13407

j154 A. Goriely, J. Weickenmeier, and E. Kuhl. Stress Singularities in Swelling Soft Solids. Physical Review Letters. 2016. 117, 13.

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.138001

j153 A. Goriely, E. Kuhl, J. Weickenmeier. The mechanics of decompressive craniectomy: Bulging in idealized geometries. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2016. 96. 572-590.



j152 J. Weickenmeier, C. Butler, P.G. Young, A. Goriely, E. Kuhl. The mechanics of decompressive craniectomy: Personalized simulations. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2017. 314. 180-195.




j149 G.E.Lang, D. Vella, and A. Goriely. Mathematical modelling of blood–brain barrier failure and edema. Math Med Biol. 2016.

DOI: 10.1093/imammb/dqw009



j139 P.S. Stewart, S. L. Waters, T. El Sayed, D. Vella, A. Goriely. Wrinkling, creasing, and folding in fiber-reinforced soft tissues. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2015.

DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.10.005


j137 L. A. Mihai, L. Chin, P. Janmey, A. Goriely. A comparison of hyperelastic constitutive models applicable to brain and fat tissues. Journal Royal Society Interface. 2015. 12, 110.

DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0486


j134 S. Budday, Paul Steinmann, A. Goriely, E. Kuhl. Size and curvature regulate pattern selection in the mammalian brain. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2015. 4.

DOI: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.07.004


j133 A. Goriely, S. Budday, E. Kuhl. Neuromechanics: From Neurons to Brain. Advances in Applied Mechanics. 2015. 48.

DOI: 10.1016/bs.aams.2015.10.002


j125 G. Lang, D. Vella, S. Waters, A. Goriely. Propagation of Damage in Brain Tissue: Coupling the Mechanics of Edema and Oxygen Delivery. Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology. 2015. 14, 6.

DOI: 10.1007/s10237-015-0665-1


j124 A.Goriely, M. Geers, G. Holzapfel, J. Jayamohan, A. Jerusalem, S. Sivaloganathan, W. Squier, M. van Dommelen, S. Waters, E. Kuhl. Mechanics of the Brain: Perspectives, Challenges, and Opportunities. Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology. 2015. 14, 5.

DOI: 10.1007/s10237-015-0662-4


Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press (February 2018, 120 pages).
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A.Goriely. Morphoelasticity: The Mathematics and Mechanics of Biological Growth. Springer-Verlag Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics. 2017 (651 Pages). Find it on Amazon.

A. Goriely. Integrability and Nonintegrability of Dynamical Systems. World Scientific. 2001 (436 pages).
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M. Ben Amar, A. Goriely, M. Mueller (Eds.) New Trends in the Physics and Mechanics of Biological Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School. Volume 92. Oxford University Press. 2011
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