Johannes Weickenmeier (jweicken)

Johannes Weickenmeier

Assistant Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Edwin A. Stevens Hall 206
(201) 216-5541


  • PhD (2015) ETH Zurich (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MS (2010) ETH Zurich (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BS (2009) ETH Zurich (Mechanical Engineering)


Computational Multiphysics
Experimental Characterization of Soft Tissues
Brain Mechanics
Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

General Information

01/2018-present, Assistant Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

05/2015-12/2017, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

03/2011-03/2015, Research and Teaching Assistant, ETH Zurich, CH-Zurich

Institutional Service

  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Organizer ME Research Day Chair
  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Graduate Committee Member
  • SES Advisory Committee on Advanced Computing Chair
  • Center for Neuromechanics Member
  • Graduate Committee Member

Professional Service

  • WCCM Organizer: Mechanics-Driven Modeling of Cells and Biological Tissues
  • National Science Foundation GRFP Reviewer
  • NSF - The Computational Mechanics Vision and Future Challenges Workshop Participant


01/2020 - present, Director, Center for Neuromechanics

Honors and Awards

2022 Stevens Employee Recognition Award: Student-Centricity

Professional Societies

  • ASME – The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
  • BMES – The Biomedical Engineering Society Member