Steph Davy-Jow, Ph.D.

Patent Agent



University of Sheffield (UK), Ph.D., Medicine, 2007

    Thesis: Forensic Facial Reconstruction using Three-Dimensional Computer Modelling Techniques

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., Anthropology (University Honors) 2002.

University of Nevada, LasVegas, B.S., Education (University Honors) 2002



Steph’s research background spans several fields, including forensic anthropology, forensic sciences, 3D modeling, and medical imaging. Before joining Thomas | Horstemeyer in the spring of 2013, Steph was a senior lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, where she managed the Forensic Anthropology degree program, lecturing in Human Osteology, Advanced Topics in Forensic Anthropology, statistics, and other courses. During this time, she published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and collaborated on a wide range of projects involving in vivo imaging for use in forensic anthropology/pathology as well as case work for police and museums across the UK.  

While completing her dissertation, she coordinated a European-wide research network of academics, collaborating on human biometric identification. Her postdoctoral positions included research in radiology at the University of South Florida and hominoid bipedal energetics at the University of Sheffield. She was admitted to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Royal Anthropological Institute, British Association of Human Identification, the British Association of Forensic Anthropology, was a professional member of the Forensic Science Society, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Steph has worked closely with both university and corporate clients, bringing a unique perspective as both an academic and a scientific advisor.


Steph is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.