Philip Bayly
PhD, Duke University, 1993
MSc, Brown University, 1987
AB, Dartmouth College, 1986

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Philip Bayly

Department Chair

The Lilyan & E. Lisle Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research

Professor Bayly studies impact, vibration, wave motion, and instability in mechanical and biomedical systems. He uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate the mechanics of brain injury and brain development. He also studies the nonlinear dynamic phenomena that underlie the oscillatory movements of cells and microorganisms.

Biography

Professor Bayly has been a member of the faculty at Washington University since 1993. In 1996, he was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. In 2004, he was awarded Engineering Professor of the Year and he has twice received the School of Engineering & Applied Science "Big Fish" Award for graduate student mentoring.

From 1988 to 1990, Professor Bayly worked as an engineer for Pitney Bowes in Stamford, CT and for the Shriners Hospital in Springfield, MA.

Develops imaging methods to study biomechanics from cell motility to traumatic brain injury

Contact Information

314-935-6081
pvb@wustl.edu
Urbauer Hall, Room 319E