Jerzy Blawzdziewicz

Mechanical Engineering

Jerzy Blawzdziewicz

Dr. Jerzy Blawzdziewicz's interdisciplinary research involves theoretical and numerical descriptions of complex materials that range from colloidal suspensions to functional nanocomposite membranes to metallic glasses. Understanding of the dynamics and physical properties of such materials is important for emerging technologies, including for example, a new generation of fuel cells, molecular sensors, novel drug delivery systems and lab on chip microfluidic devices. He also applies techniques used in microhydrodynamics and statistical mechanics to study problems of biological physics.

Dr. Blawzdziewicz received his Ph.D. in physics from Warsaw University and held a position of Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research in Poland. He favors multidisciplinary approaches to solve research problems. Professor Blawzdziewicz joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University after serving as an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Yale University.