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Glen Niebur

  • Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • University of Notre Dame
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Research in the Tissue Mechanics Laboratory is currently focused on cortical and trabecular bone mechanics as well as whole bone mechanics. We are also studying bone adaptation and fracture healing.

Recent publications

  • Intraoperative biomechanics of lumbar pedicle screw loosening following successful arthrodesis

    • Pearson H
    • Dobbs C
    • Grantham E
    • et al.
  • Primary cilia expression in bone marrow in response to mechanical stimulation in explant bioreactor culture

    • Coughlin T
    • Schiavi J
    • Alyssa Varsanik M
    • et al.

Professional experience


University of Notre Dame

September 2012 - Present

Associate Professor

University of Notre Dame

September 2006 - August 2012(6 years)

Assistant Professor

University of Notre Dame

December 2000 - August 2006(6 years)

Research Engineer

Mayo Clinic Biomechanics Laboratory

June 1990 - June 1996(6 years)



University of California Berkeley

August 1996 - December 2000(4 years)

Co-authors (184)

  • Jessica Schiavi
  • Sadegh Naghibi
  • Heidi-Lynn Ploeg
  • Michael Hardisty