Associate Professor
Clayton Adam

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Personal details


biomechanics, bone mechanics, constitutive modelling, finite element method, orthopaedic surgery, osteoporosis, scoliosis, spinal deformity, spine surgery


Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • BE (hons) Mechanical Engineering (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
  • Member of the International Research Society for Spinal Deformities (IRSSD)
  • Member of the Spine Society of Australia (SSA)
  • Member of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)


Teaching Areas

  • Mechanics of Solids

  • Engineering Dynamics

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Computational Mechanics

  • Mechanical Engineering Science

  • Final-year Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Project

  • Final-year Medical Engineering Undergraduate Project.


Selected publications

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