Dr Jonathan Williams

Research Associate

Biomedical Engineering


Personal statement

I joined the department of Biomedical Engineering as a postdoctoral research associate in November 2018, immediately after an Engineering Doctorate in Medical Devices also from the department. Previously, I completed and MPhys in Physics and Astrophysics at Cardiff University, before completing and MSc in Medical Physics at the University of Aberdeen.

During my doctoral research I characterised the effects spinal cord injury-induced osteoporosis has on the musculoskeletal system, under the supervision of Dr Sylvie Coupaud. This research has proven critical for my current central research focus, which is the development and characterisation of the effects of wearable devices that deliver nanoscale vibrations to the musculoskeletal system. A promising technology, which in-vitro as been shown to encourage mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate in to osteoblasts (bone building cells), thus may aid in preventing or treating osteoporosis and enhancing fracture healing.

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Area of Expertise

Digital Image Processing

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Coupled membranes : a mechanism of frequency filtering and transmission in the field cricket ear evidenced by micro-computed tomography, laser Doppler vibrometry, and finite element analysis
Latham Brendan, Reid Andrew, Jackson-Camargo Joseph C, Williams Jonathan A, Windmill James F C
Journal of the Royal Society Interface Vol 21 (2024)
Engineered surfaces that promote capture of latent proteins to facilitate integrin-mediated mechanical activation of growth factors
Dhawan Udesh, Williams Jonathan A, Windmill James F C, Childs Peter, Gonzalez-Garcia Cristina, Dalby Matthew J, Salmeron-Sanchez Manuel
Advanced Materials Vol 36 (2024)
Developing and investigating a nanovibration intervention for the prevention/reversal of bone loss following spinal cord injury
Williams Jonathan A, Campsie Paul, Gibson Richard, Johnson-Love Olivia, Werner Anna S, Sprott Mark, Meechan Ryan, Huesa Carmen, Windmill James FC, Purcell Mariel, Coupaud Sylvie, Dalby Matthew J, Childs Peter, Riddell John S, Reid Stuart
ACS Nano (2024)
Metaphyseal trabecular bone separation is bimodal
Huesa Carmen, Williams Jonathan A
ToScA UK & Europe Symposium (2023)
Investigating multi-material hydrogel three-dimensional printing for in vitro representation of the neo-vasculature of solid tumours : a comprehensive mechanical analysis and assessment of nitric oxide release from human umbilical vein endothelial cells
Asciak Lisa, Gilmour Lauren, Williams Jonathan A, Foster Euan, Díaz-García Lara, McCormick Christopher, Windmill James F C, Mulvana Helen E, Jackson-Camargo Joseph C, Domingo-Roca Roger
Royal Society Open Science Vol 10 (2023)
Investigating nanovibration as an intervention for the reversal of spinal cord injury-induced osteoporosis
Williams Jonathan, Campsie Paul, Gibson Richard, Huesa Carmen, Windmill James, Purcell Margaret, Dalby Matthew J, Coupaud Sylvie, Childs Peter, Riddell John S, Reid Stuart
Bone Research Society (2023)

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Medical Devices Doctoral Training Centre Renewal | Williams, Jonathan
Coupaud, Sylvie (Principal Investigator) Windmill, James (Co-investigator) Williams, Jonathan (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2014 - 03-Jan-2019

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Dr Jonathan Williams
Research Associate
Biomedical Engineering

Email: jonathan.williams@strath.ac.uk
Tel: 548 3930