Petia M. Vlahovska Group


Petia M. Vlahovska
Associate professor of engineering
Phone: +1 847 491 8782
Short bio: Petia M. Vlahovska received a PhD in chemical engineering from Yale (2003) and MS in chemistry from Sofia University, Bulgaria (1994). She was a postdoctoral fellow in the Membrane Biophysics Lab at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. She spent ten years on the faculty at Dartmouth College and Brown University, before joining the faculty at Northwestern University in 2017. Her research interests are in fluid dynamics, membrane biophysics, and soft matter. Dr. Vlahovska is the recipient of NSF Career Award, the David Crighton Fellowship from DAMPT, University of Cambridge (UK), and a Humboldt Fellowship.
Petia Vlahovska

Current members

Gerardo Pradillo
PhD student

Hammad Faizi
PhD student
Electromechanics of biomembranes

Cody Reeves
PhD student
Active fluids

Jeremy Koch
Electrohydrodynamics, particles at interfaces

Hamid Karani