Journal of Biomechanical Engineering – Editor Choice Paper Award

The ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering Associate Editors select the top papers published in the journal during each year. These Editor Choice papers, listed in chronological order, exemplify both the high quality and the breadth of papers published in the journal.


Dumas, L., El Bouti, T., and Lucor, D., 2017, “A Robust and Subject-Specific Hemodynamic Model of the Lower Limb Based on Noninvasive Arterial Measurements,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(1), p. 011002.

Urevc, J., Žun, I., Brumen, M., and Štok, B., 2017, “Modeling the Effect of Red Blood Cells Deformability on Blood Flow Conditions in Human Carotid Artery Bifurcation,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(1), p. 011011.

Lintz, M., Muñoz, A., and Reinhart-King, C. A., 2017, “The Mechanics of Single Cell and Collective Migration of Tumor Cells,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(2), p. 021005.

Badachhape, A. A., Okamoto, R. J., Durham, R. S., Efron, B. D., Nadell, S. J., Johnson, C. L., and Bayly, P. V., 2017, “The Relationship of Three-Dimensional Human Skull Motion to Brain Tissue Deformation in Magnetic Resonance Elastography Studies,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(5), p. 051002.

Witzenburg, C. M., Dhume, R. Y., Shah, S. B., Korenczuk, C. E., Wagner, H. P., Alford, P. W., and Barocas, V. H., 2017, “Failure  of  the  Porcine  Ascending  Aorta:  Multidirectional Experiments and a Unifying Microstructural Model,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(3), p. 031005.

Abueidda, D. W., Sabet, F. A., and Jasiul, I. M., 2017, “Modeling of Stiffness and Strength of Bone at Nanoscale,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(5), p. 051006.

Pstras, L., Thomaseth, K., Waniewski, J., Balzani, I., and Bella- vere, F., 2017, “Modeling Pathological Hemodynamic Responses to the Valsalva Maneuver,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(6), p. 061001.

George, S. M., and Domire, Z. J., 2017, “Simulations, Imaging, and Modeling: A Unique Theme for an Undergraduate Research Program in Biomechanics,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(7), p. 071002.

Steucke, K. E., Win, Z., Stemler, T. R., Walsh, E. E., Hall, J. L., and Alford, P. W., 2017, “Empirically Determined Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Mechano-Adaptation Law,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(7), p. 071005.

Werbner, B., Zhou, M., and O’Connell, G., 2017, “A Novel Method for Repeatable Failure Testing of Annulus Fibrosus,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(11), p. 111001.

de Bakker, C. M. J., Tseng, W.-J., Li, Y., Zhao, H., Altman-Singles, A. R., Jeong, Y., Robberts, J., Han, L., Kim, D.-G., and Liu, X. S., 2017, “Reproduction Differentially Affects Trabecular Bone Depending on Its Mechanical Versus Metabolic Role,” ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 139(11), p. 111006.