Reader in Bioengineering, University of Cambridge

Michelle L. Oyen is a Reader in Bioengineering in the Mechanics and Materials Division and the Bioengineering research group in the Cambridge University Engineering Department. She holds a B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering and an M.S. Degree in Engineering Mechanics, both from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. degree in Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics from the University of Minnesota. She joined Cambridge Engineering in 2006 following an appointment as Research Scientist at the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics.


  • 2013–present
    Reader, University of Cambridge
  • 2012–present
    Fellow, Homerton College, Cambridge
  • 2006–2013
    Lecturer, University of Cambridge


  • 2005 
    University of Minnesota, PhD