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Dr Garth Wells

Hibbitt Lecturer in Solid Mechanics
Solid mechanics

Garth Wells is a Hibbitt Lecturer in Solid Mechanics.

Academic interests

Garth Wells' academic interests include:

  • Computational mechanics
  • Scientific computing
  • Solid mechanics
  • Fluid mechanics.

Degrees obtained

  • BE, University of Western Australia.
  • PhD, Delft University of Technology.


Garth Wells is the Hibbitt Reader in Solid Mechanics at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Jesus College. Before joining the University of Cambridge in 2007, he was an Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands.

Prior to joining the faculty at TU Delft, he was a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University. He completed his PhD at TU Delft and undergraduate degree at the University of Western Australia.

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