Vijay Gupta portrait

Vijay K. Gupta

Assistant Teaching Professor, Chemical Engineering

W2011 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573.882.5037

Email: guptavk@missouri.edu

Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering


Vijay K. Gupta is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri. His teaching skills were recognized by receiving the Graduate Teaching Assistant Award at 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 on 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.


PhD from Washington University
ME from the University of Maryland, College Park
MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology
BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology

Technical Focus

Cellular adhesion


Turbulent drag reduction