The development of FEBio and its supporting software is a collaborative effort to which many people have contributed. This page acknowledges current and past contributors who have helped shape FEBio. The names are listed in alphabetical order, sorted by last name.


  • Gerard A. Ateshian, Ph.D., Columbia University
  • Michael R. Herron, University of Utah
  • Steve A. Maas, Ph.D., University of Utah
  • Jeffrey A. Weiss, Ph.D., University of Utah


  • Ankush Aggarwal, Ph.D., University of Texas
    • “log” solver option that accelerates Newton solver
  • Ben Ellis, Ph.D. ,University of Utah
    • Documentation, beta tester.
  • Sam Evans, Ph.D., Cardiff University
    • Conjugate Gradient FE solver.
  • Cecile Gouget, Michael Girard, Ph.D., National University of Singapore
    • “Mooney-Rivlin von Mises Fibers”, fiber-based model describing the behavior of the sclera and other thin soft tissues
  • Chieh (Jay) Hou, Ph.D., Columbia University, University of Minnesota
    • Gauss-Kronrod integration for continuous fiber distributions
    • Multiphasic shell elements
    • Enhanced assumed strain (EAS) and Assumed natural strain (ANS) shell elements
  • Wendy Johnson, University of Utah
    • website management
  • David Rawlins (retired)
    • software management
  • Jay Shim, Columbia University
    • Computational fluid dynamics
    • Fluid-structure interactions
  • Brandon K. Zimmerman, Ph.D., Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University
    • Sliding elastic contact with friction