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Vijay K. Gupta Assistant Teaching Professor

Vijay K. Gupta is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Missouri Columbia. His teaching skills were recognized by Graduate Teaching Assistant Award at the Washington University in Saint Louis. During his doctoral research he worked on a project on Polymeric Induced Turbulent Drag Reduction sponsored by DARPA. Thereafter his post-doctoral research at UMBC focused in the area of Biomedical Engineering specializing in Cellular Adhesion and Chemotaxis sponsored by NIH. His research has led to 20 peer-reviewed publications. He serves as a reviewer for Physical Review Letters, Physical Review E, Biophysical Journal, Physics of Fluids, and Journal of Biological Systems.

Technical Focus

  • Turbulent Drag Reduction
  • Cellular Adhesion
  • Chemotaxis


  • D.Sc. from Washington University
  • M.Engg. from University of Maryland College Park
  • M.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay