Vijay K. Gupta

Vijay K. Gupta

Vijay K. Gupta, Assistant Teaching Professor

Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering

Vijay Gupta


Vijay K. Gupta is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering 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.


  • PhD from Washington University
  • Master in Engineering from University of Maryland College Park
  • Master of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Technical Focus

Turbulent Drag Reduction
Cellular Adhesion

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