Vitaliy L. Rayz

Vitaliy Rayz

Associate Head of Academic Programs, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (courtesy)


Phone: +1 765 494-0159
Fax: +1 765 496-1459

Purdue University
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering
206 S. Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2032

Research web site:


  • BSME, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1997
  • PhD, ME, University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Research Interests

  • Biomechanical analysis of cardiovascular disease initiation, progression and treatment
  • Patient-specific modeling of blood flow
  • Modeling flow-altering procedures in cerebral aneurysms
  • Image-based computational fluid dynamics
  • Modeling virtual contrast injection for non-invasive diagnostics
  • Modeling and designing devices for flow diversion and chemofiltration
  • Particle image velocimetry (PIV) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of blood flow

Graduate Students - Non BME