Alain Goriely. Applied Mathematics in the Time of Corona: A Survival Guide. 2020.



j149 P.T. Brun, B. Audoly, A. Goriely, D. Vella. The surprising dynamics of a chain on a pulley: Lift-off and snapping. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 2016.


j145 H. Hofhuis, D. Moulton, T. Lessinnes, A. Routier-Kierzkowska, R.J. Bomphrey, G. Mosca, H. Reinhardt, P. Sarchet, X. Gan, M. Tsiantis, Y. Ventikos, S. Walker, A. Goriely, R. Smith, A. Hay. Morphomechanical innovation drives explosive seed dispersal. Cell. 2016.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.002


j143 D. Moulton, T. Lessinnes, L. Dorfmann, and A. Goriely. The Elastic Secrets of the Chameleon Tongue. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineerings Sciences. 2016. 472, 2188.

DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2016.0030



j120 D. E. Moulton, R. Chirat and A. Goriely. The morpho-mechanical basis of ammonite form. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2015. 364.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.09.021



j105 D. Vella, E. du Pontavice, C. L. Hall and A. Goriely. Magnetic Chains: From self-buckling to self-assembly. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences. 2014. 470.

DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2013.0609


j102 D. E. Moulton and A. Goriely. Surface growth kinematics via local curve evolution. Journal of Mathematical Biology. 2014. 68, 1-2.

DOI: 10.1007/s00285-012-0625-7

c21 D. Moulton and A. Goriely. Mathematicians at the Movies: Sherlock Holmes vs. Professor Moriarty. IN S. Parc. 50 Visions of Mathematics. Institute of Mathematics. Oxford University Press. 2014.



j92 R. Chirat, D. Moulton and A. Goriely. The mechanical basis of morphogenesis and convergent evolution of spiny seashells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 2013. 110, 15.

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1220443110



j85 D. E. Moulton, A. Goriely, and R. Chirat. Mechanical growth and morphogenesis of seashells. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 311.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2012.07.009


c19 A. Goriely and D. Moulton. The Mathematics behind Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. IN SIAM NEWS, April 2012. 45. 3.



j57 R. Vandiver and A. Goriely. Tissue tension and axial growth of cylindrical structures in plants and elastic tissues. EPL. 2008. 84, 5.

DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/84/58004



j45 A. Goriely and S. Neukirch. Mechanics of Climbing and Attachment in Twining Plants. Physical Review Letters. 2006. 97.

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.184302


j41 A. Goriely, Ph. Boulanger, and J. Leroy. Toy Models: The jumping pendulum. American Journal of Physics. 2006. 74, 9.

DOI: 10.1119/1.2198886



c11 A. Goriely. Knotted umbilical cords. IN J. A. Calvo, A. Stasiak (Eds.) Physical and Numerical Models in Knot Theory Including Applications to the Life Sciences. World Scientific. 2005.

DOI: 10.1142/9789812703460_0006



j29 T. McMillen and A. Goriely. Whip Waves. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 2003. 184.

DOI: 10.1016/S0167-2789(03)00221-5



j28 A. Goriely and T. McMillen. The shape of a cracking whip. Physical Review Letters. 2002. 88. 24.

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.244301


j27 T. McMillen and A. Goriely. 2002. Tendril perversion in intrinsically curved rods. J. Nonlinear Science. 2002. 12. 3.

DOI: 10.1007/s00332-002-0493-1



c9 A. Goriely. Noeuds: Genèse d'une Théorie Mathématique by A. Sossinsky. A book review. Notices of the AMS 2000. 47, 6.



j15 A. Goriely and M. Tabor. The mechanics and dynamics of tendril perversion in climbing plants. Physics Letters A. 1998. 250.


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.

Goriely, P. Hosoi, H. Dankowicz. Non-linear mechanics of biological structures. Special Issue of the International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics. 2011. 46, 4.

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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A. Goriely. Integrability and Nonintegrability of Dynamical Systems. World Scientific. 2001 (436 pages).
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