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Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group



Murat studied after the Abitur at the Städtisches Gymnasium am Wirteltor in Düren (North Rhine-Westphalia) Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Aircraft Engineering at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences in Germany. He was awarded the Diplom degree (Dipl.-Ing. (FH)) with grade 1.6 (ECTS-Grade: B – very good). He continued at the same University and secured an MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering with grade 1.5 (ECTS-Grade: A – excellent). With the aid of funding through Festo Bildungsfonds and supervision of Professor Gopal Santana Phani Madabhushi, Murat was able to join the Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group at University of Cambridge as a part-time PhD student. He is a member of Emmanuel College.

Work Experience

  • Project Manager
    January 2014 – Present:  Wilnsdorf, Germany
  • Proprietor and Manager
    TOENVICE - Engineering Office for CAD-Design, Numerical Simulation, and Optimization
    November 2010 – February 2019: Düren and Lünen, Germany


  • Three-Dimensional Modelling and Finite Element Analysis of Hybrid Bone-Implant Systems


Key publications: 

ORCID icon ORCID: 0000-0002-7366-8365

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Teaching and Supervisions



Research supervision: 
  • Co-supervision of student theses and projects in the Institute for Bioengineering, Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
PhD Student
 Murat  Topcu

Contact Details

Schofield Centre
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
High Cross, Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0EL
Emmanuel College
St Andrew's Street
Cambridge CB2 3AP
+44 (0)1223 768050


Departments and institutes: 
Person keywords: 
Biomechanics, Theoretical Analysis, Numerical Modeling