Pavlos Vlachos

Pavlos Vlachos

St. Vincent Health Professor of Healthcare Engineering
Director of Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering (courtesy)



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