Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
- Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, '95
- M.S. Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, '98
- Ph.D., Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, '00
- 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
Awards and Recognitions
Ten Select Publications
Navish Wadhwa, Pavlos P. Vlachos, and Sunghwan Jung, "Noncoalescence in the Oblique Collision of Fluid Jets" Physical Review Letters 110(12):124502.
Charonko J. John, Stewart C. Kelley, Kumar Rahul, Vlachos P. Pavlos, Little C. William, "The Role of Vortex Formation in Left Ventricular Filling" Annals of Biomedical Engineering Springer; 2013;:1-13.
David Hubble, Thomas E. Diller, and Pavlos P. Vlachos, "The Vortex Induced Mechanism of Heat Transfer Augmentation" Journal of Fluid Mechanics 2013 Feb 8;718:89-115.
Shuyan Xiao, John J. Charonko, Xiangping Fu, Alireza Salmanzadeh-Dozdabi, Rafael V. Davalos, Pavlos P. Vlachos, Carla V. Finkielstein and Daniel G. S. Capelluto, "Structure, Sulfatide-binding Properties, and Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation by a Disabled-2-derived Peptide", Journal of Biological Chemistry ASBMB; 2012;287(45):37691-702.
Stewart C. Kelley, Charonko J. John, Kumar Rahul, Little C. William, Vlachos P. Pavlos, "Left ventricle filling vortex formation is unaffected by diastolic impairment" Journal of the American Physiology Society - Heart and Circulation 2012;303(10):H1255-62.
B. H. Timmins, B. L. Smith, and Pavlos P. Vlachos, "Automatic Particle Image Velocimetry Uncertainty Quantification," Experiments in Fluids doi:10.1007/s00348-012-1341-1
Raben, S.G., Charonko, JJ, Vlachos, P.P., "Adaptive Gappy Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) for Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Data Reconstruction", Measurement Science and Technology, 23(2), 025303. doi:10.1088/0957-0233/23/2/025303
Stewart KC, Charonko JJ, Kumar R, Vlachos PP, Little WC, "New Method of Evaluating Left Ventricular Diastolic Function from Color M-mode Echocardiography". Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Imaging Vol. 4, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 37-46
Eckstein AC, Charonko JJ and Vlachos PP, "Phase correlation processing for DPIV measurements" Experiments in Fluids, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp.485-500