L. Angela Mihai, A. Gablier, E. Terentjev, A. Goriely. Anti-Hertz bulging of actuated liquid crystal elastomers. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2023.


L. Bellino, G. Florio, A. Goriely, G. Puglisi. Cooperative melting in double-stranded peptide chains through local mechanical interactions. J. R. Soc. Interface. 2023.


B. J. Walker, G. L. Celora, A. Goriely, D. E. Moulton, H. M. Byrne. Minimal Morphoelastic Models of Solid Tumour Spheroids: A Tutorial. Bull. Math. Biol. 2023.


B. Kaczmarski, D. E. Moulton, A. Goriely, E. Kuhl. Bayesian design optimization of biomimetic soft actuators. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2023.



B. Kaczmarski, D. E. Moulton, E. Kuhl, A. Goriely. Active Filaments I: Curvature and torsion generation, J. Mech. Phys. Solids. 2022.


S.-S. Wong, Z. M. Wilmott, S. Saurya, I. Alvarez-Rodrigo, F. Y. Zhou, K.-Y. Chau, A. Goriely, J. W. Raff. Centrioles generate a local pulse of Polo/PLK1 activity to initiate mitotic centrosome assembly. Review Commons (EMBO), 2022.



R. Chirat, A. Goriely, D. Moulton. The physical basis of mollusk shells chiral coiling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2021.



L. S. Kimpton, B. J. Walker, C. L. Hall, B. Bintu, D. Crosby, H. M. Byrne, A. Goriely. A morphoelastic shell model of the eye. Journal of Elasticity. 2020.


Derek Moulton, Hadrien Oliveri, Alain Goriely. Multiscale integration of environmental stimuli in plant tropism produces complex behaviors. PNAS. 2020.


V. Burlakov, Y. Hassan, M. Danaie, H. Snaith, A. Goriely. Competitive Nucleation Mechanism for CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanoplatelets Growth J Chem. Phys. Lett. 2020


Mustafa G. Aydogan, Thomas L. Steinacker, Mohammad Mofatteh, Zachary M. Wilmott, Felix Y. Zhou, Lisa Gartenmann, Alan Wainman, Saroj Saurya, Zsofia A. Novak, Siu S. Wong, Alain Goriely, Michael A. Boemo, Jordan W. Raff. An autonomous oscillation times and executes centriole biogenesis. Cell. 2020



Derek Moulton, Thomas Lessinnes, Alain Goriely. Morphoelastic Rods III: Differential Growth and Curvature Generation in Elastic Filaments. J. Mech. Phys. Solids. 2020.


Valentina Balbi, Michel Destrade, Alain Goriely. Mechanics of human brain organoids. Phyical Review E. 2020



Derek Moulton, Alain Goriely. Building a carnivorous trap. 2020. 367. 6473, 24–25.

DOI: 10.1126/science.aba3797



Alexander Erlich, Gareth W. Jones, Françoise Tisseur, Derek E. Moulton and Alain Goriely. The role of topology and mechanics in uniaxially growing cell networks. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 2020.



Sveva Fornari, Amelie Schäfer, Ellen Kuhl, Alain Goriely. Spatially-extended nucleation-aggregation-fragmentation models for the dynamics of prion-like neurodegenerative protein-spreading in the brain and its connectome. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2020.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2019.110102



Derek Moulton, Alain Goriely, Régis Chirat. Mechanics unlocks the morphogenetic puzzle of interlocking bivalved shells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.117.1.43-51.2020

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1916520116




Sveva Fornari, Amelie Schäfer, Mathias Jucker, Alain Goriely and Ellen Kuhl. Prion-like spreading of Alzheimer’s disease within the brain’s connectome J. R. Soc. Interface. 2019.

DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2019.0356



D. Ambrosi, M. Ben Amar, C. J.Cyron, A. de Simone, A. Goriely, J.D. Humphrey, E. Kuhl. Growth and Remodelling of Living Tissues: Perspectives, Challenges, and Opportunities. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 16. 157. 2019.

DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2019.0233



Shiva Rudraraju, Derek E. Moulton, Régis Chirat, Alain Goriely, Krishna Garikipati. A computational framework for morpho-elastic development of molluskan shells by surface and volume growth. PLOS Computational Biology. 2019.

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007213


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).
Out of print, but you can grab one on Amazon for £375 (a bargain).