Petia M. Vlahovska Associate Professor of Engineering

Petia Vlahovska received a PhD in chemical engineering from Yale and MS in chemistry from Sofia University (Bulgaria). She was a postdoctoral fellow in the Membrane Biophysics Lab at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces and an assistant professor in the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. She joined the School of Engineering of Brown University in Fall, 2010. Her research interests are in fluid dynamics, membrane biophysics, and nonlinear physics. Her teaching experience includes courses on fluid mechanics, transport phenomena, cellular and molecular biomechanics, and biophysics. Dr. Vlahovska is the recipient of NSF Career Award and David Crighton Fellowship.

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