Alison L. Marsden, PhD.

Associate Professor

Jacobs School Faculty Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

SME 344H

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA 92093-0411



Our group is part of the:

Center for Biomechanics Research

Marsden Research Group

Research interests: 

cardiovascular fluid mechanics, shape optimization for complex flows, pediatric cardiology, vascular surgery, derivative-free optimization methods, uncertainty quantification, multiscale modeling, vascular design principles, vascular growth and remodeling, thrombosis, cardiovascular device design, Kawasaki Disease, bypass graft optimization, ventricular assist devices