Pavlos Vlachos

Pavlos Vlachos

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering



Purdue University
School of Mechanical Engineering
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088


  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1995
  • MS, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1998
  • PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2000

Research Interests

  • Measurement science and instrumentation
  • Particle image velocimetry
  • Quantification of uncertainty
  • Multi-phase flows
  • Flow induced vibrations and hydro-kinetic energy
  • Biological flows
  • Biofluid mechanics
  • Biomedical cardiovascular devices
  • Heart failure and diastolic dysfunction

Graduate Students

Graduate Students - Non BME