Ruben Diaz-Rivera

Ruben Diaz-Rivera

Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UPRM


Phone: +1 787 832-4040, ext. 2529
Fax: +1 787 265-3817

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Bio-Microfluidics Research Group
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
P.O. Box 9045
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00681


  • BSME, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, 2000
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Research Interests

  • Transport phenomena in biological systems
  • Microfluidic devices
  • Controlled drug delivery in single-cell systems
  • Automated drug discovery
  • Bio-molecular detection
  • Quantitative molecular transport across bio-membranes
  • Fundamental biophysics